Sequel Naturals Ltd. is recalling three lots of its natural health product "Vega One French Vanilla" in various sizes (see table below) after testing conducted identified bacteria that could pose a risk to consumers with weakened immune systems.
The testing found the presence of Klebsiella species (K. oxytoca), Citrobacter braakii, Cronobacter sakazakii group, Enterobacter cloacae complex, Acinetobacter species (A. baumannii and A. haemolyticus) and Leclercia adecarboxylata.
The company is asking retailers to stop sale of these products immediately and return them to the company. The product is sold in various locations across Canada, including pharmacies, natural health stores and grocery stores, as well as online.
Health Canada is monitoring the recall by Sequel Naturals Ltd. Should new information be identified, the Department will provide an update to Canadians.
The following information will help consumers identify affected product and can be found on the product label and outer packaging.
|Vega One French Vanilla||414 g||42245900||July 2014|
|Vega One French Vanilla||827 g||42245800||July 2014|
|Vega One French Vanilla||37.6 g||2308000||July 2014|
Consumers who want more information on this recall can contact Sequel Naturals Ltd. at 1-866-839-8863.