The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recalled Loblaw Companies Limited's President's Choice Moroccan-Style Hummus because it may contain Staphylococcus bacteria:
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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 [email protected] or 1-888-495-5111
For further information, customers and industry officials can contact the CFIA via the online feedback form.