February 18, 2019 8:42 am
Updated: February 18, 2019 11:48 am

Kale salad mix recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

WATCH: Eat Smart brand Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bags are being recalled due to possible Listeria contamination.

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says certain Eat Smart brand Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bags are being recalled due to possible Listeria contamination.

The affected product was sold in Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and possibly other provinces, in 340 gram packages with a best before date of Feb. 16 2019.

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Consumers are advised to either throw the product out or return it to the store where it was purchased.

The CFIA says there have been no reports of illnesses linked to the salad bags.

Symptoms of Listeria infection can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness.

In severe cases the infection can be fatal.

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