Taylor Farms salad kit recalled in Canada because government found Salmonella
Taylor Fresh Foods Inc. is recalling Taylor Farms brand “Maple Bourbon” chopped salad kits because of possible Salmonella contamination.
This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency test results.
The recalled product has been sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.
|Taylor Farms||Maple Bourbon
Chopped Kit (salad)
|315 g||0 30223 06038 3||
2021 DE 11
As of the posting of this recall, there have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing the recalled product from the marketplace.
About Salmonella infections
Food that is contaminated with Salmonella bacteria usually does not look, smell or taste spoiled. Anyone can become sick with a Salmonella infection, but infants, children, seniors and people with weakened immune systems are at higher risk of serious illness because their immune systems are fragile, according to the CDC.
Anyone who has eaten any of the recalled salad and developed symptoms of Salmonella infection should seek medical attention. Sick people should tell their doctors about the possible exposure to Salmonella bacteria because special tests are necessary to diagnose salmonellosis. Salmonella infection symptoms can mimic other illnesses, frequently leading to misdiagnosis.
Symptoms of Salmonella infection can include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food. Otherwise healthy adults are usually sick for four to seven days. In some cases, however, diarrhea may be so severe that patients need to be hospitalized.
Older adults, children, pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems, such as cancer patients, are more likely to develop a severe illness and serious, sometimes life-threatening conditions.
It is possible for some people to be infected with the bacteria and to not get sick or show any symptoms, but to still be able to spread the infection to others.
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