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OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 19, 2021 /CNW/ -
Product: Organic sesame whole seeds
Companies: Tootsi Impex Inc.
Issue: Food – Microbial contamination – Salmonella
Category: Nuts, grains, and seeds
What to do: Do not consume the recalled product
Audience: General public
Hazard classification: Class 2
Organic sesame whole seeds
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Tootsi Impex Inc is recalling Elan brand Organic sesame whole seeds from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.
The recalled product has been sold in Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec.
What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor
Check to see if you have the recalled product in your home.
Do not consume the recalled product
Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased
Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.
This recall was triggered by test results.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
What is being done
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated food recall warnings.
The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing the recalled product from the marketplace.
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SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
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