03/30/2013 07:48 EDT | Updated 05/30/2013 05:12 EDT

Central-Epicure Gefilte Fish Recalled, Botulism Alert Issued

OTTAWA - The public is being warned not to eat Central-Epicure Gefilte Fish, Ready to Serve, Sweet and Savoury.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the product may be contaminated with the bacteria that can cause botulism, a sometimes life-threatening illness.

The fish was sold in Ontario and Quebec in 600 gram packages with a best before date of April 13, 2013 (UPC code 061279 00440 3 & 061279 00440 7).

So far no reported illnesses have been linked the fish.

The manufacturer, Central-Epicure Food Products Ltd., of Toronto, has recalled the affected products from the marketplace and the CFIA is monitoring the recall.

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