Fresh Sprouts brand Fresh Bean Sprouts are being recalled across Ontario due to a possible Salmonella contamination.
Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below:
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product at this time. Still, you should check to see if you have the recalled product in your home. If you do, they should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, it’s recommended you call your doctor.
Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea.
Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.
This recall was triggered by test results, and the CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to further recalls. In this case, the public will be notified through further recall warnings.