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Raspberry Products Have Been Recalled in Quebec Due To The Presence Of Virus

Areas in particular that have been affected include Montreal and Montérégie.
Raspberry Products Have Been Recalled in Quebec Due To The Presence Of Virus

Quebec has seen a series of food recalls in recent days due to raspberries potentially contaminated with norovirus, a dangerous pathogen. The raspberries in question come from Chile.

Yesterday, recalls were issued for the France Délices brand Choco-Raspberry Crunchy. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued a warning to consumers who bought the product up to and including June 3.

Recalls have now been made for more products containing raspberries, as these may also be contaminated with Norovirus. The Ministère de l'Agricuture, Pêcheries et Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) issued the recall on Wednesday.

The following products are being recalled if you bought them on or before June 4th from the companies listed in bullet points:

Sorbet Framboise et Fruit de La Passion (473ml)

  • Le Quai des glaces (2138, boul. Saint-Joseph, Lachine)

Gâteau Choco-Framboise (680g, 915g.)

  • Éclats de saveurs inc. (1436, boulevard Curé-Labelle Blainville)

Mousse au Chocolat avec Framboise (100g.)

  • Chocolaterie Mathilde Fays inc. (47, rue Notre-Dame, Oka)

Gâteau Fruit des Champs

  • Boulangerie-pâtisserie Lasalle RDP inc. (8591, boulevard Maurice-Duplessis, Montréal)

The tweet above reads:"Do not consume various products based on frozen raw raspberries, regions Montreal and Monteregie."

READ ALSO: Warning: Food Recall Issued For Chocolate Pastries Sold In Ontario And Quebec

Framboisier

  • Pâtisserie Dolci Piu (849, boulevard Décarie, Montréal (Saint-Laurent)

Gâteau Choco-Framboise

  • Pâtisserie Dolci Piu (849, boulevard Décarie, Montréal (Saint-Laurent)

Cupcake Citron-Framboise

  • Cake Design (194, rue Denison Est, Granby)

Gâteau Marie-Antoinette

  • Les Gourmandises de Marie-Antoinette (4317, rue Ontario Est, Montréal)

If you have any of these products, throw them out or bring them back to your point of purchase for a refund, even if they seem fine.

Norovirus is a pathogen which causes diarrhea, vomiting, nausea and stomach cramps. These symptoms usually begin 24 to 48 hours after the contaminated product is ingested.

Symptoms tend to disappear on their own in 1 to 2 days in healthy adults. Health Canada recommends that you call your doctor if you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product.

Learn more about the recently recalled products at the MAPAQ website here.

For more information about Norovirus causes, symptoms and treatment, consult the Canadian Food Inspection Agency website.

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