Food Recall Warning - Five Star Shellfish Inc. brand oysters recalled due to Salmonella

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OTTAWA, August 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Five Star Shellfish Inc. is recalling Five Star Shellfish Inc. brand large standard and mixed oysters from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Alberta, Manitoba, and Ontario and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Recalled products






Five Star Shellfish Inc.

Large Standard Oysters

100 count


Harvest Date: 13-Aug-16

Harvest Location: PEI 1Q

Five Star Shellfish Inc.

Mixed Oysters

100 count


Harvest Date: 13-Aug-16

Harvest Location: PEI 1Q


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 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 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 products from the marketplace.


There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

More information


SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

Image with caption: "Five Star Shellfish Inc. - 100 count (CNW Group/Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA))". Image available at:

For further information: CFIA Media Relations, 613-773-6600


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