The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recently issued a recall of Saigon Soul Food brand Saigon Peanut Sauce due to the potential presence of Clostridium botulinum. Food contaminated with the Clostridium botulinum bacteria is known to cause botulism, a rare but serious illness that produces a toxin which affects your nerves.
This recall includes:
- Saigon Soul Food brand Saigon Peanut Sauce 250mL (UPC 8 74525 00302 6)- ALL units purchased up to October 20, 2015 inclusive.
If you currently have this product in your home, throw it out or return it to the store in which it was purchased.
Food contaminated with the Clostridium botulinum bacteria may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Botulism is dangerous to both babies and adults. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, blurred or double vision, dry mouth, respiratory failure and paralysis. Symptoms in infants and small children may include lethargy, weakness, poor feeding, constipation, poor head control, or poor gag and sucking reflex. In severe cases of illness, people may die.