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7 Items To Remove From Your Fridge Or Cupboard Because They Could Make You Super Sick

The Canada Food Inspection Agency has issued 7 recalls in as many days.

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7 Food Recalls Have Been Issued In Canada Over The Past Week

You may want to check your house for a number of products following a slew of food recalls from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency over the past week.

Over the past seven days, a total of seven products have been added to an ongoing list from the health agency.

Here is a closer look at each warning so you can be sure that you're keeping yourself in tip-top shape.

Eat Smart Brand Asian Sesame Chopped Salad Kit

On August 24, the CFIA posted a recall notice for Eat Smart brand Asian Sesame Chopped Salad Kits due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The health agency said the recall applies to 340-gram bags with a best-before date of August 24, 2021, that were distributed in Ontario and possibly the rest of Canada.

Mr. Porky Brand Original Scratchings

A brand of pork rinds is being recalled due to possible salmonella contamination.

The recall for Mr. Porky brand Original Scratchings was issued by the CFIA on August 23, 2021, and the agency said the impacted products include those with best-before dates up to and including February 19, 2022.

The CFIA said the item was sold across Canada.

Green Zucchini Whole Vegetable Noodles

On August 20, the CFIA issued a recall for Green Zucchini Whole Vegetable Noodles from the brand Veggie Foodle that were sold in Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, and possibly nationally.

It said the products with a best-before date of August 18, 2021, could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Foothills Creamery Brand Ice Cream

Now this one is pretty alarming.

The CFIA also issued a recall notice on August 20 for Foothills Creamery brand ice cream due to pieces of metal.

The ice cream was distributed in Alberta and the recall includes the Turtle Mountain Ice Cream with the code 210 227 217 and the Rocky Road Ice Cream with the code 210 232 218, both in the 11.4-litre size.

Ying Ying Soy Food Brand Sweet & Spicy Tofu

Exactly a week ago on August 18, the CFIA recalled Ying Ying Soy Food brand Sweet & Spicy Tofu due to possible salmonella contamination.

It said packages of the affected tofu were sold in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec.

According to the agency, the 500-gram recalled packages have best before dates ranging from March 10, 2022, to August 18, 2022.

Nomad Nutrition Brand Kathmandu Curry

Also on August 18, the CFIA updated a food recall warning for Nomad Nutrition brand Kathmandu Curry.

It said the original warning on August 10 for the nationally distributed product now includes more products identified during the agency's investigation.

According to the CFIA, one size of the curry contains mustard and the other contains mustard and split pea, ingredients that were not declared on the label.

Abo Anwar Brand Namoura

Another recall notice was issued by the CFIA on August 18 for a product that did not declare certain ingredients on its label.

Abo Anwar Bakery Inc. is recalling Abo Anwar brand Namoura because it contains sesame, cashews and wheat, which are not listed on the product's packaging.

The agency said the products were sold in Ontario at various Rabba Fine Foods stores.

What Can You Do To Protect Yourself?

According to the CFIA, if you find out you have any recalled products in your home, you can simply throw them out, or return them to the store where you bought them from.

The agency also warns consumers that once a food safety investigation is conducted it can trigger the recall of other products.

In that case, the CFIA will notify the public of the other high-risk products through updated food recall warnings on its website and via Twitter.

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