Veg Pak Produce has added Harvest Fresh brand stir fry vegetables to its recall of Harvest Fresh brand zucchini spirals because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
This recall is an update of the warning issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) on July 25, 2021. This recall was triggered by CFIA test results.
Consumers can use the following information to determine whether they have the recalled products in their homes.
|Harvest Fresh||Zucchini Spirals||340 g||0 59559 00042 9||
31 JUL 2021
01 AUG 2021
|Harvest Fresh||Teriyaki Vegetable Spiral Stir Fry Kit||400 g||0 59559 99933 4||
31 JUL 2021
01 AUG 2021
As of the posting of this recall, there have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
Consumers should check to see if they have the recalled products in their home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased. The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing the recalled products from the marketplace.
About Listeria infections
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still cause serious and sometimes life-threatening infections. Anyone who has eaten any recalled products and developed symptoms of Listeria infection should seek medical treatment and tell their doctors about the possible Listeria exposure.
Also, anyone who has eaten any of the recalled products should monitor themselves for symptoms during the coming weeks because it can take up to 70 days after exposure to Listeria for symptoms of listeriosis to develop.
Symptoms of Listeria infection can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Specific laboratory tests are required to diagnose Listeria infections, which can mimic other illnesses.
Pregnant women, the elderly, young children and people such as cancer patients who have weakened immune systems are particularly at risk of serious illnesses, life-threatening infections and other complications. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, their infections can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth.
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