South Island brand Pesto is being recalled from the marketplace in British Columbia due to the potential presence of Clostridium botulinum, a dangerous bacteria that can lead to severe health risks. Consumers are advised not to consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute the recalled products.
Recalled Product Details:
Consumers who have purchased the recalled Pesto are strongly urged to take the following actions:
Symptoms of Clostridium botulinum Contamination: Food contaminated with Clostridium botulinum toxin may not exhibit any signs of spoilage, but can still cause severe illness. Symptoms in adults can include:
Symptoms in Children: In children, symptoms may include:
It is important to note that botulism does not typically cause a fever. In severe cases, botulism can be life-threatening.