Updated Food Recall Warning - GPM brand Pea Shoots recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Product photos are available at:, May 4, 2019 /CNW/ -The food recall warning issued on April 19, 2019 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.Golden Pearl Mushrooms Ltd. is recalling GPM brand Pea Shoots from the marketplace due to possible Listeriamonocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.The following products have been sold in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.Recalled products







Sweet Pea Shoots

230 g

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Pea Shoots

100 g

6 84469 00012 4



Pea Shoots

455 g

6 84469 00018 6


What you should doIf you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased. Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

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Background This recall was triggered by CFIA test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.IllnessesThereA have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.More information


A SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
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