The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is alerting the public to an egg recall in Quebec by Les Œufs Richard Eggs Inc. due to a possible Salmonella contamination.
There have been "no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products," however.
"Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals, and nursing homes should not serve, sell, or use the recalled products," the CFIA says.
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The table below from the CFIA details the nine products, including their brand, size, best before dates and lot codes, affected by the recall.
|Les Œufs Richard Eggs Inc.||Large Size Eggs||12 eggs||20-12-26 Q29|
|Les Œufs Richard Eggs Inc.||Large Size Eggs, Family Pack||18 eggs||20-12-22 Q29|
|Les Œufs Richard Eggs Inc.||Extra Large Size Eggs||12 eggs||20-12-26 Q29|
|Les Œufs Richard Eggs Inc.||Extra Large Size Ultra Eggs||12 eggs||20-12-18 Q29|
|Les Œufs Richard Eggs Inc.||Large Size Brown Eggs||12 eggs||20-12-24 Q29|
|Nutri||Large White Eggs||12 eggs||20-12-22 Q29|
|Nutri||Large White Eggs||18 eggs||20-12-22 Q29|
|Nutri||Large White Eggs||30 eggs||20-12-22 Q29|
|No name||Medium size eggs||12 eggs||20-12-26 Q29|
The agency says that recalled products should be thrown out or returned to their place of purchase.
It also warns that "food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick."
"Short-term symptoms" of a Salmonella infection may include "fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea."
The complete list of products, as well as images, is available on the CFIA website.