Boffo's smoked rainbow trout recalled due to risk of Clostridium botulinum

Feb 28 2019, 2:22 pm

Boffo’s is recalling Boffo’s brand Applewood Smoked Rainbow Trout from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum.

Consumers should not consume the recalled product below.

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This product has been sold across Ontario.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product, but you should check to see if you have recalled products in your home. If you do, they should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick.

Symptoms in adults can include facial paralysis or loss of facial expression, unreactive or fixed pupils, difficulty swallowing, drooping eyelids, blurred or double vision, difficulty speaking or including slurred speech, and a change in sound of voice, including hoarseness.

Symptoms of food-borne botulism in children can include difficulty swallowing, slurred speech, generalized weakness and paralysis. In all cases, botulism does not cause a fever. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

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