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Just when we thought the recalls on produce had finally stopped, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recalled Eat Smart's Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad due to possible Listeria contamination. The CFIA is warning Canadians who have recently purchased this product to check and see if their package is affected in the recall. Any package that has been recalled by the CFIA should be discarded and not consumed.
The recalled product was sold in Ontario, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland, yet the CFIA is also warning that this recalled product could have been sold in other provinces as well.
The product that has been recalled is the 340 g bag of Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad from Eat Smart. The CFIA is telling consumers that if the bag that was bought is containing any of these codes then it should be discarded immediately.
- FEB 16 2019
- 2019 FE 16
- 201B 032
- 2 01A 032
- 2 000 32
If you have purchased a bag of Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad it should either be thrown out or returned to the store where it was originally purchased, even if the product does not look bad or spoiled.
The CFIA warns that products that are contaminated with Listeria may not look bad or spoiled, but it can still make you extremely ill. Consuming a product with Listeria could give you symptoms such as vomiting, fever, headaches and muscle pain.
These symptoms can become much more serious if you are pregnant, elder or have a weakened immune system. Those who are pregnant who have contracted the illness can suffer from premature delivery or even stillbirth.
If you think you have become sick from consuming this product, you are encouraged to call and doctor and seek medical attention.
This isn't the first time that Canada has had to deal with contaminated kale products. Two months ago The Eat Smart Salad Shake Ups were recalled early December due to possible Listeria contamination.