Doughgirls Baking Inc. (dba, Doughgirls Comfort Kitchen & Bakeshop) is recalling King Ranch Casserole from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.

This recall is connected to a Salmonella outbreak that has been linked to frozen corn.

As of the last update on Dec. 21, 2021, there are now 84 Salmonella illnesses reported across 5 provinces. “Based on the investigation findings to date, the outbreak is linked to Alasko brand frozen whole kernel corn,” according to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).

The recalled products have been sold at Doughgirls Comfort Kitchen & Bakeshop located at 3322 Shrum Lane, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
None King Ranch Casserole Large None All products sold between October 20, 2021 and December 20, 2021
None King Ranch Casserole Small None All products sold between October 20, 2021 and December 20, 2021

Consumers should check to see if they have the recalled products in their homes. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased

About Salmonella infections

Food contaminated with Salmonella bacteria does not usually look, smell, or taste spoiled. Anyone can become sick with a Salmonella infection. Infants, children, seniors, and people with weakened immune systems are at higher risk of serious illness because their immune systems are fragile, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Anyone who has eaten any of the recalled products and developed symptoms of Salmonella infection should seek medical attention. Sick people should tell their doctors about the possible exposure to Salmonella bacteria because special tests are necessary to diagnose salmonellosis. Salmonella infection symptoms can mimic other illnesses, frequently leading to misdiagnosis.

Symptoms of Salmonella infection can include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food. Otherwise, healthy adults are usually sick for four to seven days. In some cases, however, diarrhea may be so severe that patients require hospitalization.

Older adults, children, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems, such as cancer patients, are more likely to develop a severe illness and serious, sometimes life-threatening conditions.

Some people get infected without getting sick or showing any symptoms. However, they may still spread the infections to others.

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