Food Recall Warning - PastaCo brand Bolognese Sauce recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria

March 17, 2017

Ottawa, March 17, 2017 - PastaCo is recalling PastaCo brand Bolognese Sauce from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
PastaCo Bolognese Sauce 750 mL All codes up to and including Best Before August 23, 2017 with the exception of
codes 9/01123 Best Before July 20, 2017 and 9/01104 Best Before May 07, 2017
7 77192 51131 6

What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products 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 can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, blurred or double vision, dry mouth, respiratory failure and paralysis. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background
This recall was triggered by test results. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

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

More information
PastaCo: info@pastaco.ca; 1-416-630-3635
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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