Whey protein  from Vitalabs may contain salmonella, Canadian agency warns

Whey protein from Vitalabs may contain salmonella, Canadian agency warns

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume certain whey protein isolates described below because these products may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume certain whey protein isolates described below because these products may be contaminated with Salmonella. The affected whey protein isolates have been recalled by Vitalabs Inc., Jonesboro, GA, due to potential for Salmonella contamination.

The CFIA is working with the United States Food and Drug Administration to identify and have the affected products that were imported in Canada removed from the market place.

The following products are affected by this alert:

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Product                                Container       Lot   Expiry      UPC

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Donne Hale's Whey-26 Vanilla            840 Gram      0131  01-2013

                                 Plastic Bottles

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Dr. Bill's Choice Whey Protein          420 Gram      3473  01-2013

 Vanilla                         Plastic Bottles

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Dr. Bill's Choice Whey Protein          420 Gram      3477  01-2013

 Chocolate                       Plastic Bottles

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HCG Buy Direct Whey-26 Protein          420 Gram      3473  01-2013

 Vanilla                         Plastic Bottles

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HCG Buy Direct Whey-26 Protein          420 Gram      3477  01-2013

 Chocolate                       Plastic Bottles

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The Healthy Way Protein Vanilla         420 Gram      3473  01-2013  0 92617

                                 Plastic Bottles                     00002 3

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The Healthy Way Protein Vanilla         840 Gram      3473  01-2013  0 92617

                                 Plastic Bottles                     00001 6

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The Healthy Way Protein Chocolate       420 Gram      3477  01-2013  0 92617

                                 Plastic Bottles                     00004 7

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The Healthy Way Protein Chocolate       840 Gram      3477  01-2013  0 92617

                                 Plastic Bottles                     00003 0

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Innovative Nutra Labs Nutrapure         840 Gram      3477  01-2013  0 92617

 Whey Protein Isolate Chocolate  Plastic Bottles                     00011 7

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Iron Mag Labs Whey Isolate              840 Gram      3473  01-2013  0 92617

 Protein Vanilla                 Plastic Bottles                     01101 2

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Iron Mag Labs Whey Isolate              840 Gram      3477  01-2013  0 92617

 Protein Chocolate               Plastic Bottles                     01102 9

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Len Rossi's Whey Protein Vanilla        840 Gram      3473  01-2013

                                 Plastic Bottles

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Len Rossi's Whey Protein Vanilla        420 Gram      3473  01-2013

                                 Plastic Bottles

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Lifestyle Perfect Protein               840 Gram      3477  01-2013

 Chocolate                       Plastic Bottles

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Nature's Pantry Whey Protein            420 Gram      3477  01-2013  0 92617

 Chocolate                       Plastic Bottles                     26021 2

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Nature's Pantry Whey Protein            840 Gram      3477  01-2013  0 92617

 Chocolate                       Plastic Bottles                     26022 9

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Nature's Pantry Whey Protein            840 Gram      3473  01-2013  0 92617

 Vanilla                         Plastic Bottles                     26012 0

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Nature's Pantry Whey Protein           2270 Gram      3473  01-2013  0 92617

 Vanilla                                 Plastic                     29503 0

                                         Buckets

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Northeast Ohio Endocrinology Whey       840 Gram      3477  01-2013

 Protein Powder Chocolate        Plastic Bottles

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Northeast Ohio Endocrinology Whey       840 Gram      3473  01-2013

 Protein Powder Vanilla          Plastic Bottles

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Nutrition World Ultra Whey              420 Gram      3473  01-2013  0 92617

 Protein Vanilla                 Plastic Bottles                     30116 8

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Nutrition World Ultra Whey              840 Gram      3473  01-2013  0 92617

 Protein Vanilla                 Plastic Bottles                     30215 8

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Nutrition World Ultra Whey             2270 Gram      0131  01-2013  0 92617

 Protein Vanilla                         Plastic                     29916 8

                                         Buckets

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Nutrition World Ultra Whey              420 Gram      3477  01-2013  0 92617

 Protein Chocolate               Plastic Bottles                     30314 8

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Nutrition World Ultra Whey              840 Gram      3477  01-2013  0 92617

 Protein Chocolate               Plastic Bottles                     30413 8

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Peachtree Natural Foods Whey            840 Gram      3477  01-2013  0 92617

 Protein Chocolate               Plastic Bottles                     85622 4

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Peachtree Natural Foods Whey            420 Gram      3477  01-2013  0 92617

 Protein Chocolate               Plastic Bottles                     85612 5

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Peachtree Natural Foods Whey           2270 Gram      3473  01-2013  0 92617

 Protein Vanilla                 Plastic Buckets                     85631 6

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Peachtree Natural Foods Whey            420 Gram      3473  01-2013  0 92617

 Protein Vanilla                 Plastic Bottles                     85611 8

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Sharp Labs G Booster Plus Vanilla       420 Gram      3473  01-2013

                                 Plastic Bottles

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SouthFit Supplements Whey To Go        2270 Gram      3477  01-2013

 Chocolate                       Plastic Buckets

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Susan's Essential Formulas Daily        840 Gram      3473  01-2013  7 05105

 Whey Isolate Protein 26 Vanilla Plastic Bottles                     70551 4

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Team Kattouf Whey Boost Chocolate       420 Gram      3477  01-2013  0 92617

                                 Plastic Bottles                     50301 2

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This Is Bio Shape Shake Vanilla         420 Gram      0131  01-2013  0 92617

                                 Plastic Bottles                     48479 3

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Trainer's Choice Ultra Whey 26          840 Gram      3473  01-2013

 Vanilla                         Plastic Bottles

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Trainer's Choice Ultra Whey 26          840 Gram      0131  01-2013  0 92617

 Vanilla                         Plastic Bottles                     24678 0

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Unlimited Nutrition Athletic            840 Gram      0131  01-2013

 Protein Vanilla                 Plastic Bottles

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Vitalabs, Inc. Ultra Whey-26            420 Gram      0131  01-2013  0 92617

 French Vanilla                  Plastic Bottles                     26011 3

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Vitalabs, Inc. Ultra Whey-26            840 Gram      0131  01-2013  0 92617

 French Vanilla                  Plastic Bottles                     26012 0

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Vitalabs, Inc. Ultra Whey-26           2270 Gram      0131  01-2013  0 92617

 French Vanilla                  Plastic Buckets                     26013 7

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Vitalabs, Inc. Ultra Whey-26            420 Gram      3473  01-2013  0 92617

 French Vanilla                  Plastic Bottles                     26011 3

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Vitalabs, Inc. Ultra Whey-26            840 Gram      3473  01-2013  0 92617

 French Vanilla                  Plastic Bottles                     26012 0

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Vitalabs, Inc. Ultra Whey-26           2270 Gram      3473  01-2013  0 92617

 French Vanilla                  Plastic Buckets                     26013 7

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Vitalabs, Inc. Ultra Whey-26            420 Gram      3477  01-2013  0 92617

 Dutch Chocolate                 Plastic Bottles                     26021 2

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Vitalabs, Inc. Ultra Whey-26            840 Gram      3477  01-2013  0 92617

 Dutch Chocolate                 Plastic Bottles                     26022 9

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Vitalabs, Inc. Ultra Whey-26           2270 Gram      3477  01-2013  0 92617

 Dutch Chocolate                 Plastic Buckets                     26023 6

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Vitalabs, Inc. Ultra Whey-26            420 Gram      3364  01-2013  0 92617

 Strawberry & Creme              Plastic Bottles                     26031 1

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Vitalabs, Inc. Ultra Whey-26            840 Gram      3364  01-2013  0 92617

 Strawberry  & Creme             Plastic Bottles                     26032 8

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Vitalabs, Inc. Ultra Whey-26           2270 Gram      3364  01-2013  0 92617

 Strawberry & Creme              Plastic Buckets                     26033 5

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X3 Nutrition X3 Whey 26 Chocolate       840 Gram      3477  01-2013

                                 Plastic Bottles

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YourHCG.Com Whey Protein                420 Gram      3364  01-2013

 Strawberry                      Plastic Bottles

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YourHCG.Com Whey Protein                420 Gram      3477  01-2013

 Chocolate                       Plastic Bottles

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YourHCG.Com Whey Protein Vanilla        420 Gram      3473  01-2013

                                 Plastic Bottles

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YourHCG.Com Whey Protein Vanilla        420 Gram      0131  01-2013

                                 Plastic Bottles

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These products are known to be distributed in Ontario and may have been sold elsewhere.

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

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria may cause salmonellosis, a food borne 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.

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)(8:Monday to Friday).

For information on Salmonella, visit the Food Facts web page at:

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/concen/cause/salmonellae.shtml

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