Wow Factor Desserts, of Sherwood Park, Canada, is recalling WOW! Factor Desserts Berry Burst Slab Cake because of possible norovirus contamination.

WOW! Factor Desserts Berry Burst Slab Cake was also recalled in Canada by Hafner Canada Inc. in June because of potential norovirus contamination of raspberries used in the products.

According to the details posted online by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the recall was initiated on June 6 and is ongoing.

The recalled product was distributed in Colorado, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan.

Recalled products:

WOW! Factor Desserts Berry Burst Slab Cake

  • Weight 2×8.15lbs 
  • UPC:10778463085373 
  • Packaged in paper cartons.
  • Product Quantity: 333 Cases
  • Code Information: 3101, 3114, 3121 and 3124

Anyone who purchased the recalled product should immediately dispose of it and not consume it.

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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