Danone Canada is recalling various Silk and Great Value brand plant-based refrigerated beverages from the marketplace because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), this recall was triggered by findings during an investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products.

The recalled products were distributed nationally in Canada.

A full list of recalled products can be found below.

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 of the recalled products and developed symptoms of Listeria infection should seek medical treatment and tell their doctors about 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, other complications, and death. 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.

Recalled products:

Great Value – Almond Beverage Unsweetened Original

  • Size – 1.89 L
  • UPC – 6 81131 34208 7
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Great Value – Almond Beverage Original

  • Size – 1.89 L
  • UPC – 6 81131 34209 4
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Great Value – Almond Beverage Vanilla

  • Size – 1.89 L
  • UPC – 6 81131 34210 0
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Silk – Almond & Coconut Unsweetened

  • Size – 1.89 L
  • UPC – 0 25293 00250 0
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Silk – Almond Original

  • Size – 1.89 L
  • UPC – 0 25293 00100 8
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Silk – Almond Dark Chocolate

  • Size – 1.89 L
  • UPC – 0 25293 00135 0
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Silk – Almond Unsweetened

  • Size – 1.89 L
  • UPC – 0 25293 00150 3
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Silk – Almond Unsweetened Vanilla

  • Size – 1.89 L
  • UPC – 0 25293 00188 6
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Silk – Almond Vanilla

  • Size – 1.89 L
  • UPC – 0 25293 00168 8
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Silk – Coconut Original

  • Size – 1.89 L
  • UPC – 0 25293 00152 7
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Silk – Coconut Unsweetened

  • Size – 1.89 L
  • UPC – 0 25293 00244 9
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 SE 27, Product code contains 7825

Silk – Oat Original

  • Size – 1.75 L
  • UPC – 0 36632 07240 5
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Silk – Oat Vanilla

  • Size – 1.75 L
  • UPC – 0 36632 07241 2
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Silk – Oat Dark Chocolate

  • Size – 1.75 L
  • UPC – 0 36632 07239 9
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Silk – Oat Unsweetened

  • Size – 1.75 L
  • UPC – 0 36632 07532 1
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Silk – Oat Unsweetened Vanilla

  • Size – 1.75 L
  • UPC – 0 56800 72749 4
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Silk – Almond & Cashew Unsweetened

  • Size – 1.75 L
  • UPC – 0 36632 07235 1
  • Codes – All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Silk – Almond & Cashew Unsweetened Vanilla

  • Size – 1.75 L
  • UPC – 0 36632 07234 4
  • Codes –  All Best Before dates up to and including 24 OC 04, Product code contains 7825

Product photos can be found here.

Recalled products should not be consumed, used, sold, served or distributed.

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