The public warning issued earlier on December 2, 2012 has been updated to include additional products containing filberts (hazelnuts).
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Loblaw Companies Ltd. are warning the public not to consume the in-shell Mixed Nuts described below because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella.
The following mixed nuts, products of USA, are affected by this alert:
Mixed Nuts, size 454g, UPC 6 28721 20678 7
Mixed Nuts, size 1.36kg, UPC 33383 70401 2
These products were distributed nationally in Loblaw banners – Real Canadian Super Store, Fortinos, Freshmart, Loblaws, No Frills, Valu-Mart, Your Independent Grocer, Zehrs, Dominion, Red & White, Save Easy, Cash and Carry, Real Canadian Wholesale Club, Maxi & Cie, Maxi, Presto, Club Entrepôt, Provigo, Extra Foods, Shop Easy, Super Valu, Westfair, Affiliated Independents, Quick Mart.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products that we know of. Interesting that only Canada is recalling this product?