Ottawa, May 28, 2015 – The food recall warning issued on May 25, 2015 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.
Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling President’s Choice brand hummus and dip products from the marketplace because they may contain the toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
What you should do
Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.
Food contaminated with Staphylococcus toxin may not look or smell spoiled. The toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria is not easily destroyed at normal cooking temperatures. Common symptoms of Staphylococcus poisoning are nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping and fever. In severe cases of illness, headache, muscle cramping and changes in blood pressure and pulse rate may occur.
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Who is affected
There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
This recall was triggered by 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.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|President’s Choice||Roasted Garlic Hummus||454 g||All codes||0 60383 03583 9|
|President’s Choice||Hummus||454 g||All codes||0 60383 03582 2|
|President’s Choice||Spicy Hummus||227 g||All codes||0 60383 03598 3|
|President’s Choice||Hummus||227 g||All codes||0 60383 03580 8|
|President’s Choice||Spicy Hummus||454 g||All codes||0 60383 03597 6|
|President’s Choice||Caramelized Vidalia Onion Hummus||227 g||All codes||0 60383 06051 0|
|President’s Choice||Roasted Garlic Hummus||227 g||All codes||0 60383 03581 5|
|President’s Choice||Roasted Garlic Red Pepper and Cumin Hummus||280 g||All codes||0 60383 13518 8|
|President’s Choice||Roasted Pepper and Paprika Hummus||280 g||All codes||0 60383 13517 1|
|President’s Choice||Roasted Red Pepper and Chipotle Hummus||280 g||All codes||0 60383 13519 5|
|President’s Choice||Butter Bean & Roasted Garlic Hummus||280 g||All codes||0 60383 13392 4|
|President’s Choice||Moroccan-Style Hummus||280 g||All codes||0 60383 13387 0|
|President’s Choice||Olive Tapenade Hummus||280 g||All codes||0 60383 13388 7|
|President’s Choice||Red Harissa Hummus||280 g||All codes||0 60383 13390 0|
|President’s Choice||Sweet Potato and Harissa Dip||280 g||All codes||0 60383 13391 7|