(ONTARIO) – A food recall has been issued by the Canada Food Inspection Agency regarding possible salmonella poisoning in President’s Choice brand Coleslaw.
We have obtained all the relevant information from the CFIA and published it below.
Recall date: December 3, 2019
Reason for recall: Microbiological – Salmonella
Hazard classification: Class 2
Company / Firm: Loblaw Companies Limited
Distribution: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Possibly National, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution: Consumer
Ottawa, December 3, 2019 – Loblaw Companies Ltd. is recalling President’s Choice brand Coleslaw from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have the recalled product 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 the recalled product from the marketplace.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.