October 19, 2017

In Canada, Dietary Express Chia Products Recalled for Salmonella

In Canada, Dietary Express is recalling sprouted chia & flax seed powder from the marketplace because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No illnesses have been reported related directly to this specific product, but there is a Salmonella outbreak in Canada and the United States linked to chia seed and sprouted chia seed products.

The recalled product is Dietary Express Sprouted Chia & Flax in 454 gram packages. The size appears on the inner package only. There is no UPC number. All packages sold from September 26, 2013 to June 12, 2014 are included in this recall.

If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Discard it in a sealed container or return to the place of purchase for a refund.

Food contaminated with Salmonella bacteria will not look, taste, or smell spoiled. The symptoms of a Salmonella infection include fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea. Long term complications of this infection can include Reiter’s Syndrome, which can cause reactive arthritis.

Dietary Express Chia Powder Recall

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