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Oysters recalled for possible salmonella contamination

Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the oysters were sold in Quebec and possibly other provinces

Future Seafoods Inc. is recalling Malpeque Oysters brand oysters due to possible salmonella contamination.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says consumers should not eat the recalled oysters.

Distributors, retailers and food service establishments such as hotels and restaurants are being advised not to sell or use the recalled product.

The affected oysters were supplied in 25-count packages with a harvest/process date of 09/10/18 and a harvest location of PE9B.

The CFIA says the oysters were sold in Quebec and may have been distributed in other provinces or territories.

It says there have been no reported illnesses associated with consumption of the product.

Short-term symptoms of salmonella include fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea, while long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

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