Food Recall Warning - PastaCo brand Bolognese Sauce recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria

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OTTAWA, March 17, 2017 /CNW/ - PastaCo is recalling PastaCo brand Bolognese Sauce from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold in Ontario.

Recalled product

 

Brand

Product

Size

UPC

Codes

PastaCo

Bolognese Sauce

750 ml

7 77192 51131 6

All codes up to and including Best Before August 23, 2017 with the exception of codes 9/01123 Best Before  July 20, 2017 and 9/01104 Best Before May 07, 2017

 

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 Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, blurred or double vision, dry mouth, respiratory failure and paralysis. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background

This recall was triggered by test results. 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 recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

More information

 

SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

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

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