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Food Recall - Various Tea Products

Web posted on February 26, 2013

Ottawa, February 24, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the tea products described below because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Additional Info
Tega Organic Lemon Hibiscus Green Rooibos Herbal Tea 24 tea bags (48 g / 1.69 oz) 6 64322 10406 0 Best before dates of 2014FE01, 2014MR27, and 2014MR28
Murchie's Lemon Drop Tea 25 tea bags (56 g) 0 67421 31025 5 Batch code 615125
Co-Op Gold Organic Pomegranate White Tea 20 tea bags (40 g) 0 57316 14280 1 BBD: 2014JA26 and 2014MA26

Nu-Tea Company Ltd., Abbotsford, BC, is voluntarily recalling the affected product(s) from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report

Visit our website to find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at

For information on Salmonella, visit the Food Facts web page

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