Coleslaw recalled in Newfoundland and Labrador over listeria concerns
Belleisle Foods Ltd. issued a recall of Belleisle Farms-brand coleslaw sold in Newfoundland and Labrador due to possible contamination with listeria bacteria on Sept. 18.
The affected product was sold in 227gram packages with the code 18SE28 and UPC 0 33383 65269 3.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation.
So far, there have been no reports of anyone becoming illness from eating the product.
Food contaminated with listeria may not look or smell spoiled but can still make people sick, according to Health Canada.
Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness.
The product was also recalled in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
Listeria concerns resulted in a recent recall for the Belleisle Farms-brand coleslaw.