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10/06/2021

Recall: Olivera brand sliced olives due to botulism concerns

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the products in question were sold in Quebec

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says a recall has been issued for Olivera brand sliced olives because they may permit the growth of a bacteria that can cause botulism.

The green and black sliced olives from Distribution Alimentaire Tony were sold in Quebec in 2.84 litre bottles, with a best before date of July 3, 2023.

The agency says there have been no illnesses associated with the product, but there may be more recalls.

Food contaminated with Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled, but it can still make you sick.

Symptoms can include facial paralysis, difficulty swallowing, blurred or double vision, slurred speech, and in severe cases it can be deadly.