The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Siena Foods Ltd., Toronto are warning the public not to consume the Siena Deli brand sliced black forest ham described below because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.
The affected Siena Deli brand Dry Roasted Black Forest Ham is sold in 100-200 g packages bearing Best Before date of 07MR22 and UPC 0203580 101949. The affected black forest ham was distributed in Ontario.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with this bacteria may cause salmonellosis, a foodborne illness. In young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems, salmonellosis may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. In otherwise healthy people, salmonellosis may cause short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.