VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – You may want to check that bag of coleslaw you have in the fridge.
A recall has been issued for President’s Choice brand coleslaw over possible Salmonella contamination.
The product has been sold in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario. It may also have been distributed in other provinces or territories.
The affected product comes in a 397 gram package with a best before date of Dec .4, 2019
While no one has reported getting sick from this product, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is urging people to throw the recalled item out or return it to the store it was bought at.
Food that’s been contaminated by Salmonella may not look or smell any different, but the CFIA warns it can still make you sick.
People with weakened immune systems, pregnant women, and children are most at risk. Healthy people who consume contaminated food may experience short-term symptoms like a fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps, and or diarrhea.