Mummy Buzz

May
26
2015

RECALL: President's Choice Moroccan-Style Hummus

Staphylococcus bacteria contamination

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recalled Loblaw Companies Limited's President's Choice Moroccan-Style Hummus because it may contain Staphylococcus bacteria:

Brand and Product Name - Size - Code(s) on Product - UPC

  • President's Choice Moroccan-Style Hummus - 280 g - Best before: 2015 JN 14 - 0 60383 13387 0

Food contaminated with the Staphylococcus toxin may not look or smell spoiled, but could cause the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping and fever.

In severe cases, contamination may cause headache, muscle cramping and changes in blood pressure and pulse rate.

The CFIA testing revealed possible contamination and is ensuring that recalled products are removed from the marketplace.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Customers are advised not to eat the recalled product but to dispose of it immediately. Customers may contact Loblaw Companies Limited at customerservice@presidentschoice.ca or 1-888-495-5111

For further information, customers and industry officials can contact the CFIA via the online feedback form.

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