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Ova Easy brand dried egg product recalled due to Salmonella

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Recall: Ova Easy brand Tasty Nutritious Egg dried egg product being removed from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination


2014-02-17

From the Health Canada media release:

Vanderpol's Eggs Ltd. is recalling Ova Easy brand Tasty Nutritious Egg dried egg product from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold nationally.

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 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.

Who is affected

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

Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. 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.

Affected products

Brand name: Ova Easy
Common name: Tasty Nutritious Egg -- Dried Egg Product
Size: 113 g
Code(s) on product: B1913-A & B1913-B
UPC: 8 95218 00010 8


2014-02-17

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