The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) in Quebec announced this week (computer translated) the recall of certain products due to possible norovirus contamination.

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The products that are the subject of this alert may have been prepared with lots of frozen raw raspberries from Chile that are being recalled by the Canadian Food Additives Agency. food inspection.These foods were available for sale until June 7, 2019 inclusive. They were sold in a chilled or frozen state or at room temperature, with or without a label.

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The companies listed in the following table voluntarily recall these foods. Also, people who have these products in their possession must avoid consuming them; they must either return them to the establishment where they bought them or dispose of them. Even if the products do not show signs of alteration or smell suspicious, they are likely to be contaminated with norovirus.

People exposed to this virus usually show symptoms within 24 to 48 hours after consumption. Common symptoms are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal cramps. Muscle pain, fatigue, fever, chills and headaches can also occur.