Almond Butter, Peanut Butter, Tahini Warning [Canada]

Canadian FlagCanada/Ottawa: CFIA issues Advisory Warning for some Almond Butters, Peanut Butters and Tahini that may contain Salmonella or other harmful bacteria. CFIA: http://ht.ly/kZQp7

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2013/29157a-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following retail outlets may have sold the contaminated Almond Butters, Peanut Butters and Tahini:

  • Natural Crunchy Peanut Butter, Tootsi Impex Inc., 10 kg, Lots: JM12 164 and JM12 086, available from May 2012
    • Mother Natures 331 Columbia Avenue, Castelgar, BC April 19, 2013
    • Les Pères Nature St-Georges 10735, 1E Avenue, St-Georges, QC January 15, 2013
    • Pères Nature (Ste-Marie) Inc. 590 Boul. Vachon Nord, Ste-Marie-de Beauce, QC February 9, 2013
    • Le Vrac du marché Atwater 138 Avenue Atwater, Montreal, QC December 15, 2012
    • Le Garde-manger chez Gail 103 rue Châteauguay, Huntingdon, QC November 30, 2012
    • Foodsmiths 106 Wilson Street W., Perth, ON December 31, 2012
    • Yarmouth Natural Food 3 Jenkins Street, Yarmouth, NS September 25 to October 25, 2012
    • Herb & Spice 375 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON Septembre 30, 2012
    • Frenco 3985 Boul. St-Laurent, Montreal, QC December 15, 2012
  • Organic Peanut Butter, Tootsi Impex Inc., 10 kg, Lots: JM12 164 and JM12 086, available from May 2012
    • Penticton Whole Food Emporium 1771 Main Street # 103, Penticton, BC April 19, 2013
    • Nutter’s Prince Albert 365, 36th Street W, Prince Albert, SK April 19, 2013
    • CRMR at Home 330-17 Avenue, SW, Calgary, AB May 24, 2012 to April 19, 2013
    • Going Nuts Calgary Farmer’s Market, 510- 77th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB July 10 to December 31, 2012
    • Market Organics 126 York St., Ottawa, ON April 19, 2013
    • Kredl’s Corner Market 1171 Main Street, Hampton, NB May 23 to July 31, 2012
    • Pour l’amour d’une planète 507B rue du sud, Cowansville, QC January 15, 2013
    • Noah’s Natural Foods 322 Bloor Street W., Toronto, ON April 19, 2013
    • Cedars & Co. Food Market 1255 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON April 19, 2013
    • Country Bulk Inc. 845 Weber Street North, Waterloo, ON April 19, 2013
  • Natural Creamy Peanut Butter, Tootsi Impex Inc., 10 kg, Lots: JM12 164 and JM12 086, available from March 2012
    • Sunripe 744 Adelaide St. N., London, ON August 3, 2012 to April 19, 2013
    • Le Vrac du marché Atwater 138 Avenue Atwater, Montreal, QC December 15, 2012
    • Herb & Spice 375 Bank Street, Ottawa, On September 30, 2012
    • Yarmouth Natural Food 3 Jenkins Street, Yarmouth, NS September 25 to October 25, 2012
    • Foodsmiths 106 Wilson Street W., Perth, ON December 31, 2012
    • Le Garde-Manger chez Gail 103 rue Chateauguay, Huntingdon, QC November 30, 2012
    • Les Pères Nature St-Georges 10735, 1E Avenue, St-Georges, QC January 15, 2013
    • Pères Nature (Ste-Marie) Inc. 590 Boul. Vachon Nord, Ste-Marie-de Beauce, QC February 9, 2013
    • Frenco 3985 Boul. St-Laurent, Montreal, QC December 15, 2012
    • Cedars & Co. Food Market 1255 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON April 19, 2013
  • Natural Almond Butter, Tootsi Impex Inc., 10 kg, Lots: 1027R and 12 164, available from May 2012
    • Sunripe 744 Adelaide St. N., London, ON September 6, 2012 to April 19, 2013
    • Foodsmiths 106 Wilson Steet W, Perth, ON December 31, 2012
    • Yarmouth Natural Food 3 Jenkins Street, Yarmouth, NS September 25 to October 25, 2012
    • Frenco 3985 Boul. St-Laurent, Montreal, QC December 15, 2012
    • Foodstuffs Inc. 89 Main South, Georgetown, ON April 19, 2013
    • Pour l’amour d’une planète 507B rue du sud, Cowansville, QC January 15, 2013
  • Organic Tahini (Bulk), Tootsi Impex Inc., 10 kg, Lots: JM12 164 and JM12 086, available from April 2012
    • Kredl’s Corner Market 1171 Main Street, Hampton, NB July 31, 2012 to May 6, 2013
    • Pour l’amour d’une planète 507B rue du sud, Cowansville, QC January 15, 2013

About Salmonella Poisoning:
Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning) is a very common type of food poisoning caused by the Salmonella bacterium. Although there are thought to be over 2,000 different kinds of these bacteria, only a comparative few make humans sick. Salmonella serotype “Typhimurium” and Salmonella serotype “Enteritidis” are thought to the two most common types in North America.

In young children, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems, Salmonellosis may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. Even in otherwise healthy people, Salmonellosis may cause high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. In rare cases, however, Salmonellosis can cause more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected Aneurysms) Endocarditis and Arthritis.

If you suspect your food is contaminated, do not eat it. Contact the retailer for a refund or replacement. Wash your hands, contaminated preparation surfaces, cutlery and serving dishes thoroughly with hot soapy water and dry. Contact your MD immediately if you experience Salmonellosis symptoms.

You can learn more about Salmonellosis from Health Canada at: http://ht.ly/l11up

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Vicrossano Nut Butters, Peanuts, Sugar & Tahini Recall [Canada]

Canadian FlagCanada/Ottawa: Vicrossano recalls various Nut Butters, Peanuts, Sugar and Tahini due to Salmonella and other bacterial hazards. CFIA: http://ht.ly/jm5B3

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2013/26387a-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following products are affected by this recall:

  • Tout Naturel – Creamy peanut butter1750 - VicrossanoTahiniRecall
  • Tout Naturel – Crunchy peanut butter
  • Tout Naturel – Organic creamy peanut butter
  • Tout Naturel – Organic crunchy peanut butter
  • Tout Naturel – Organic tahini
  • Yum Nature – Almond butter
  • Yum Nature – Cashew butter
  • Yum Nature – Creamy peanut butter
  • Yum Nature – Crunchy peanut butter
  • Yum Nature – Organic cashew butter
  • Yum Nature – Organic creamy peanut butter
  • Yum Nature – Organic crunchy peanut butter
  • Yum Nature – Organic sugar
  • Yum Nature – Organic tahini
  • Yum Nature – Tahini
  • Yum Nature – Whole sesame butter
  • Soeurs en Vrac – Almond butter
  • Soeurs en Vrac – Creamy peanut butter
  • Soeurs en Vrac – Crunchy peanut butter
  • Soeurs en Vrac – Tahini
  • Bulk Roasted almonds
  • Bulk Roasted split peanuts
  • Bulk Roasted peanuts

About Salmonella Poisoning:
Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning) is a very common type of food poisoning caused by the Salmonella bacterium. Although there are thought to be over 2,000 different kinds of these bacteria, only a comparative few make humans sick. Salmonella serotype “Typhimurium” and Salmonella serotype “Enteritidis” are thought to the two most common types in North America.

In young children, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems, Salmonellosis may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. Even in otherwise healthy people, Salmonellosis may cause high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. In rare cases, however, Salmonellosis can cause more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected Aneurysms) Endocarditis and Arthritis.

You can learn more about Salmonellosis from Health Canada at: http://ht.ly/eRVGG

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