Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Recall of Ham Product

You might want to check that package of ham in your refrigerator. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning the public not to eat Compliments brand Sensations Old-Style Smoked Ham because it may be contaminated with listeria. The affected product is sold in 175 gram packages and has a best before date of November 13, 2011. The Quebec manufacturer is voluntarily recalling the product . It was distributed in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI, Newfoundland and Labrador and also Quebec and Ontario.

Listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea. Those particularly at risk include pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems