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St. Thomas Bar Clams Recalled Due to Botulism

The public warning issued on March 15, 2013 has been expanded to include additional products because the products may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the Bar Clams and Bar Clam Stew described below because they may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum. Toxins produced by these bacteria may cause botulism, a life-threatening illness.

The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products:

Brand Name

Common Name

Size

Codes(s) on Product

UPC

St.Thomas

Bar Clams 210 g (drained weight) Located on the cover of the jar – 03631, 03632, 03834, 03835, 03933, 03934, 03935, 03936, 03938, 05231, 05232, 05233, 05331, 05332, 05333, 05334, 05431, 05432, 05433, 05931, 05934 0 81971 90013 1

St.Thomas

Bar Clams 100 g (drained weight) Located on the cover of the jar – 01235, 02131 0 81971 90071 1

St.Thomas

Bar Clam Stew 495g (17 oz) Located on the cover of the jar – 05831, 05832, 05932 05933 0 81971 90058 8

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