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Now Real Food brand Zesty Sprouting Mix recalled because it may be contaminated with Salmonella

Recall triggered by a recall in another country and may lead to recall of other products

June 17, 2018, Village Media, HalifaxToday.ca

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Puresource Inc. is recalling a limited quantity of Now Real Foods brand Zesty Sprouting Mix - Clover, Fenugreek and Radish Seeds because two lots of it may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Packages bearing the product codes Lot #3031259 and Lot #3038165, UPC 7 33739 07271 9, should not be used and should be returned to the retailer where they were purchased.

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.

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says this recall was triggered by a recall in another country and it is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products.

The agency is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace and will notify the public of any further recalls should they occur.

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