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Toronto pot company recalls product sold in Alberta over contamination concern

Canadians in all provinces except Manitoba and Quebec will be allowed up to four cannabis plants per household. File / Global News

TORONTO – A Toronto-based company has ordered a recall of a cannabis product sold in Alberta due to contamination concerns.

Newstrike Brands and its Up Cannabis subsidiary say the recall is a precaution because tests have found mould and microbial contaminates that exceed acceptable limits.

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The recall involves 1,428 units of one lot of Up Cannabis seven gram dried cannabis jars sold to the Alberta Gaming Liquor & Cannabis Commission.

Newstrike says the affected cannabis has a Nov. 28, 2018, packaging date and was sold only in Alberta.

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It says to date there have been no complaints or adverse reactions to the pot.

People can return it to where it was sold for replacement or a refund.

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