Costco Canada Recall – Rader Farms Fresh Start Smoothie Blend recalled due to Listeria

Costco Wholesale Canada Inc. is recalling Rader Farms Fresh Start Smoothie Blend from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination surrounding the spinach and kale contained in the fruit and veggie blend. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

 smoothie-blend

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Rader Farms Fresh Start Smoothie Blend 6 Pouches – 8 oz Each Net
Weight 48 oz (1361 g)
30075A0201
30145A0201
30145B0220
32674A0201
32674B0220
32764A0218
32684A0201
32684B0220
32674B0220
32764B0211
8 84038 85148 9

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. 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.

Steven Zussino

Steven Zussino is the co-founder of Grocery Alerts Canada. He loves to help Canadians save money on groceries. He also runs the blog, CanadianTravelHacking.com.

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