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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Canada: Sliced Apples Recalled Due to Listeria

Scotian Gold Cooperative Limited is recalling Scotian Gold brand apple slices that used apples sourced from the United States (US) that are now recalled from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
Recalled products
Brand Name
Common Name
Code(s) on Product
Scotian Gold
Tart Apple Slices
300 g
Best Before 14DE22 to 15JA23
0 61430 00301 6
Scotian Gold
Apple Snacks to Go! – Sliced Apples – Tart!
454 g
Best Before 14DE18 to 15JA26
0 61430 22454 1
Scotian Gold
Apple Slices & Caramel Dip
907 g
Best Before 14DE18 to 15JA26
0 61430 00907 0
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 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 the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) inspection activities related to the recall of Granny Smith and Gala apples exported by Bidart Bros. in the US. 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.

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