Caldic Canada Inc. is recalling Supherb Farms brand IQF Dill because of Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
The recalled product has been sold in Ontario, Canada, according to the recall notice posted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Because of the long shelf-life of the product, there is concern that consumers may still have the dill in their homes.
|Brand||Product||Size||Code on Product||UPC|
|Supherb Farms||IQF Dill||35 pound||035720-11.19.21035731-11.19.21||None|
Consumers should not use, sell, serve or distribute the affected product.
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 recalled products and developed symptoms of Listeria infection should seek medical treatment and tell their doctors about the 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, and other complications. 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.
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