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Caesar salad products recalled due to listeria

Caesar salad products were recalled because of possible listeria contamination.
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February 26, 2014 - 12:04 PM

CANADA - Better check your fridge for caesar salad products recalled because of possible listeria contamination.

Safeway and St. Martin's Family Foods, Buy-Low Foods and Nester's Market are recalling Caesar salad products sold in British Columbia.

Foods contaminated with listeria can cause nausea, vomiting, fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are at higher risk. Consumption of contaminated food by pregnant women can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases, people may die.

Contaminated food may not appear or smell spoiled. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

The list includes:

Signature Cafe Chicken Caesar Salad, 140 g (UPC# 0 58200 13145 1) best before, to and including MR01

Signature Cafe Chicken Caesar Salad, 300 g (UPC# 0 58200 13119 2) best before, to and including MR01

Fresh 'n Delicious Caesar Salad, 100 g, (UPC# starts with 2 06430) best before, to and including FEB28/14

Fresh 'n Delicious Caesar Salad, 205 g, (UPC# starts with 2 06419) best before, to and including FEB28/14

Fresh 'n Delicious Caesar Salad, 280 g, (UPC# starts with 2 06422) best before, to and including FEB28/14

Nester's Own Caesar Salad, 100 g, (UPC# starts with 2 06419) best before, to and including FEB28/14

Nester's Own Chicken Caesar Salad, 280 g (UPC# starts with 2 06422) best before, to and including FEB28/14

The recall was triggered by the company and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is conducting a food safety investigation which may lead to other recalls. So far no illnesses have been reported. The products were also sold in Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Saskatchewan.

 

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