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Canadian Liver Pâté Recalled Due to Botulism Risk

Webbers Food is recalling “Hausmacher” liver pâté from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold in glass jars with no label only from Nov. 13, 2013, to Dec. 5, 2013, inclusively, at the following locations in Nova Scotia:

• Hammonds Plains Farmers’ Market, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia

• Lunenburg Farmers’ Market, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

Food contaminated with Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, blurred or double vision, dry mouth, respiratory failure and paralysis. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

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