A dozen different brands of oysters recalled in Mississauga, Brampton and area

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Published October 2, 2022 at 3:57 pm

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recalled a dozen different brands of oysters due to the possible contamination of salmonella.

The brands are all owned by Oysters Kings Incorporated, an oyster production facility that runs out of New Brunswick.

The oysters in question were all harvested and packaged on Sept. 8 or 9, coming from harvest zone: MS-0370/NB5G.

Food contaminated with salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still cause illness. 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.

These products may have been sold clerk-served from counters with or without a label or coding.

The following brands of oysters are involved in the recall:

  • Acadian Gold Oysters – Choice Oysters (50 pieces)
  • Acadian Pearl Oysters – Cocktail Oysters (24 pieces)
  • Baccarat – Cocktail Oysters (50 pieces)
  • Capitaine Barney Oysters – Jewel Oysters with Firebarns brand Tequila Lime Hot Sauce (24 pieces)

  • Coffret De L’Acadie – Jewel Oysters, Cocktail Oysters, Choice Oysters (18 pieces)
  • Honeymoon – Choice Oysters (18 pieces)
  • 69 – Jewel Oysters (18 pieces)
  • Nuit Blanche – Jewel Oysters (50 pieces)
  • Opus – Choice Oysters (18 pieces)
  • G – Cocktail Oysters (12 pieces)
  • Sex on the Bay – Cocktail Oysters (100 pieces)
  • Umami – Choice Oysters (18 pieces)

What you should do: If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, contact your healthcare provider. Check to see if you have recalled products ensure not to consume, serve, use, sell, or distribute recalled products.

Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased

Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased the affected product are advised to contact their retailer.

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