The public warning issued on December 2, 2012 has been updated to include additional bulk filberts (hazelnuts).
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Loblaw Companies Ltd. are warning the public not to consume the in-shell filberts (hazelnuts) described below because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.
The affected product, Ennis variety filberts (hazelnuts), product of USA, was sold from bulk bins up to and including December 4, 2012.
This product was distributed through Loblaw banners as follows:
Ontario – Cash & Carry, Real Canadian Wholesale Club, Fortinos, No Frills
Quebec – Loblaws, Maxi & Cie, Maxi, Provigo
Newfoundland and Labrador – Dominion
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product – yet.