POSSIBLE LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES CONTAMINATION WARNING FROM THE CANADIAN FOOD INSPECTION AGENCY HAS FORCED QUAKER OATS CANADA TO RECALL BOTH SALTED AND DILL-PICKLED FLAVOURED BRAND OF SUNFLOWER SEEDS
Post composed with file from Joyce Grant
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued recall warnings for several popular snack products due to possible Listeria contamination.
One of the food products that that are being recalled by Quaker Oats Canada are the Spitz Sunflower Kernels (a.k.a. Seeds), which are very popular with young baseball players across the country.
Quaker Canada is recalling both salted and dill pickle-flavoured Spitz brand Sunflower Kernels due to a possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination warning issued by the CFIA.
Symptoms of Listeria monocytogenes can include vomiting, nausea, fever, muscles aches, severe headaches or neck stiffness.
Please click on the link below for more information on the sunflower seed recall: