A Taylor Farms salad mix is under recall in Canada after government testing showed contamination with Salmonella.

The “Mexican Style Street Corn Chopped (Salad) Kit” was sold in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia. Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and possibly other provinces and territories, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Taylor Fresh Canada Foods ULC is recalling the following product:

Taylor FarmsMexican Style Street Corn Chopped (Salad) Kit329 g0 30223 06139 7Best Before: 2024 FE 21

Anyone with the salad in their homes is urged to not eat it and to return it to the place of purchase.

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. CDC.

Anyone who has eaten any 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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