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Sunflower seeds, trail mix bars recalled over Listeria concerns

Image Credit: CFIA
June 04, 2016 - 2:30 PM

OTTAWA - Certain President's Choice brand and Basse brand products containing sunflower seeds, and certain Kashi brand trail mix bars are being recalled due to possible Listeria contamination.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning against the consumption of the products, which were sold nationally.

It also notes that distributors and food service establishments like hotels, restaurants, hospitals and nursing homes should not sell or use the products.

Presidents Choice brand Mountain Trail Mix, Roasted Sunflower Seeds Salted and Roasted Sunflower Seeds Unsalted, and Basse brand Unsalted Sunflower Seed Kernels, Unsalted Sunflower Seed, Hicking Trail Mix and Basse Alive Salad Topper mix with dried cranberries, sunflower seed kernels and walnuts are all part of the recall.

Kashi Trail Mix Whole Grain Bars, sold in packs of six with best before dates between January and February 2017, and Kashi Whole Grain Bars sold in packs of 18 with best before dates between September and November 2016 are being recalled.

The CFIA says it is conducting a food safety investigation but notes there has been no reported illness associated withe the consumption of the products.

Food contaminated with Listeria can cause vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headaches and neck stiffness.

For a full list of the recalled products go to the CFIA website.

Image Credit: CFIA
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