UPDATE: A number of our readers are reporting illness/hospitalization linked to recalled product.
Canadians are being warned not to consume several sprouted chia seeds and products: They may be contaminated with Salmonella.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced the recall involving various brands, including Organic Traditions, Advantage Health Matters, Madegood and Back 2 Garden seeds, powders and fruit-and-nut bar products.
As of now, there have been 34 reported cases of salmonellosis linked to this ongoing investigation: 22 in Ontario, six in British Columbia, four in Alberta and two in Quebec. There have been no reported deaths.
If you have an affected product:
Discard the product immediately or return it to the place of purchase.