02/23/2013 06:33 EST | Updated 04/25/2013 05:12 EDT

CFIA Issues Tega Brand Organic Herbal Tea Safety Recall, Warning


OTTAWA - A brand of herbal tea is being recalled and consumers are being advised not to drink it because of the possibility of salmonella poisoning.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a warning about Tega brand Organic Lemon Hibiscus Green Rooibos Herbal Tea.

It says the product that is a concern is sold in packages of 24 tea bags (48 g / 1.69 oz), UPC 6 64322 10406 0, with best before dates of 2014FE01, 2014MR27, and 2014MR28.

This product has been distributed in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Nu-Tea Company Ltd. of Abbotsford, BC, is recalling the affected product from the marketplace.

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