Food Recall Warning – Alasko brand IQF (Individually Quick Frozen) whole kernel corn recalled due to Salmonella

OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 19, 2021 /CNW/ –

Summary

  • Brand(s): Alasko
  • Product: Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) whole kernel corn
  • Companies: New Alasko Limited Partnership 
    Issue: Food – Microbial contamination – Salmonella 
    Category: Fruits and vegetables (Frozen)
  • What to do: Do not consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute the recalled product
  • Audience: Hotels, restaurants and institutions; manufacturers; retail
  • Hazard classification: Class 1

Affected products

Brand

Product

Size

UPC

Codes

Alasko

IQF whole kernel corn

12 kg (6×2 kg)

1 069505 816003 4

Lot: GT21117 P.O: 112954

 

Lot: GT21123

P.O: 112944

 

Lot: GT21143

P.O: 112955

Issue

New Alasko Limited Partnership is recalling Alasko brand IQF whole kernel corn from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The recalled product has been sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Quebec and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

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
  • Do not consume the recalled product
  • Do not serve, use, sell, or distribute the recalled product
  • Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location 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.

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Background

This recall was triggered by findings by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak.

There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product. 

What is being done

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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.

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SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

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