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Sawler brand Turnip Sticks recalled due to Listeria

Canada food recall warning

Recall date:                       January 31, 2018
Reason for recall:              Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:         Class 1
Company / Firm:               Sawler Gardens Ltd.
Distribution:                     New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Possibly National
Extent of the distribution:  Retail

Recall details
Ottawa, January 31, 2018 - Sawler Gardens Ltd. is recalling Sawler brand Turnip Sticks from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Recalled products
Brand Name    Common Name    Size    Code(s) on Product           UPC
   Sawler           Turnip Sticks      340 g        18 FE 18            6 21063 36600 3

What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The 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 recalled product from the marketplace.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

For more information:
CFIA Media Relations
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Tel.: +1 613-773-6600
Website: www.inspection.gc.ca

Publication date: 2/1/2018


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