A food recall has been issued across Canada after a rodent infestation

All food products distributed by the two Saskatoon companies have been recalled by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

The recall was issued on January 13 due to an infestation of rodents that had caused potential salmonella contamination in Bistak Enterprises Inc.’s products. and Bestak Groceries Inc. , according to a statement from the CFIA. Contaminated foods can include dry foods such as grains, beans, and flour; canned food; fats and oils; drinks; meat products; fish products; baked goods; Jaymakan pepper. And dried milk.

The potentially contaminated product was shipped to a store in Metro Vancouver, GG African and Caribbean Unisex Store at 13624108 Ave. in Surrey.

The CFIA states that “food contaminated with salmonella may not look or smell unpleasant, but it can make you sick.” Young children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems can get serious and sometimes fatal infections.

“Healthy people may have short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea. Long-term complications can include severe arthritis.”

what should you do

  • If you think you have become sick from eating a recalled product, contact your doctor
  • Check if you have the returned products in your home or business
  • Do not consume returned products
  • Do not serve, use, sell or distribute returned products
  • Withdrawals must be disposed of or returned to the place where they were purchased

Consumers who are not sure if they have purchased the affected products are advised to contact their merchant.

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