Hafner Canada Inc. is recalling Sélection du Pâtissier brand and WOW! Factor Desserts brand Berry Burst Slab Cake because of potential norovirus contamination of raspberries used in the products.

According to the details posted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the recalled products have been sold nationally in Canada.

Recalled products:

Sélection du PâtissierFramboisier Cake1.6 kg (14 pre-cut servings)6 22267 00901 7Lot:
WOW! Factor DessertsBerry Burst Slab Cake3.7 kg7 78463 08537 6Lot:

As of the posting of this recall, there have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Hotels, restaurants, institutions, retailers and consumers should not consume, use, sell, serve or distribute recalled products.

Symptoms of norovirus infection may include severe vomiting and/or diarrhea, nausea, muscle aches, fever, and headache, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Symptoms typically start 12 to 48 hours after exposure and can last for one to three days. Most people recover without treatment, however, some may need medical attention for dehydration.

Norovirus is highly contagious and infected people can spread the infection easily to others. The virus can live on surfaces for long periods of time. Microscopic droplets in the air from the vomiting of infected people can also spread the virus to people and contaminate surfaces.

To prevent others from getting sick always wash hands carefully with soap and warm water after using the bathroom, changing diapers or caring for potentially infected people.  Wash soiled clothing and bedding in hot water and detergent. Soft surfaces that cannot be laundered can be steam cleaned.

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