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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Canada: More Chia Seed Powder recalled

The food recall warning issued on November 3, 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.
Everspring Farms Ltd is voluntarily recalling Back 2 the Garden brand and Now Real Food brand sprouted chia seed powder from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
The following products have been sold nationally as well as through internet sales.
Recalled products
Brand Name
Common Name
Code(s) on Product
Back 2 the Garden
Organic Sprouted Chia Seed Powder
200 g
Lot # EVCHO150608-04
BB/MA JUN-2016 and
Lot # EVCHO150608-06
BB/MA JUN-2016
6 27843 15900 1
Now Real Food
"Sprouted" Milled Chia Seed
227 g
BB/MA JUL-2016
7 33739 92070 6

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.
Related recalls
More information
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
  • Back 2 the Garden - Organic Sprouted Chia Seed Powder
  • Back 2 the Garden - Organic Sprouted Chia Seed Powder - back
  • Now Real Food - "Sprouted" Milled Chia Seed

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