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Ate rice with bourbon chicken at mall in food court 2pm 9/10/22, following afternoon I had diarrhea which kept me in the bathroom on toilet for 2 days and this morning with severe headache, sore butt, used PreparationH and baby wipes to clean butt. Unable to keep... food in stomach, took Pepto Bismol that didn’t work, drank Bold ginger ale, didn’t work, No sleep until yesterday after leaving Patient First who drew labs and took urine sample gave me Rx for Imodium AD 2mg which I can get OTC. Missed 2 days of work. Paid $30 copay. | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Headache
The PHA is collaborating with provincial and territorial public health partners, the CFIA and Health Canada to investigate several illnesses resulting from an imported spice product containing aconitine in the province of Ontario. As of September 2, 2022, the PHAC is aware of 11 individuals in Ontario... who experienced symptoms consistent with aconitine poisoning after consuming a restaurant meal where the recalled product was used. No deaths have been reported, but five individuals were hospitalized after consuming their meal.
Based on the investigation findings to date, the illnesses are linked to Mr. Right brand Keampferia Galanga Powder (sand ginger powder), a common spice used in Asian cuisine, which contained aconitine toxin. Aconitine is derived from certain plants and plant roots that contain alkaloid toxins and can cause severe illness, and even death.
On September 1, 2022, the CFIA issued a food recall warning for Mr. Right brand Keampferia Galanga Powder (sand ginger powder). The recalled product has been sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories. Although there have been no illnesses reported outside the province of Ontario at this time, the distribution and use of this product could result in illnesses in other jurisdictions.
According to PHAC the consumption of aconitine toxin can have a wide range of symptoms. In most cases, symptom onset is rapid and individuals can become seriously ill quickly, requiring hospitalization. Individuals who require hospitalization can recover, but severe outcomes, such as death, are possible. Symptoms can appear within minutes to hours after consumption of aconitine toxin and can include:
- Numbness/tingling of the tongue, lips, face or limbs
- Stomach cramps/pain
- Irregular or rapid heartbeat
- More severe clinical presentations are also possible.
In case you are experiencing aconitine poisoning symptoms, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve outbreaks early and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance. If symptoms persist, seek medical care.
The affected product is being recalled from the marketplace due to aconitine contamination. The recalled product has been sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec, and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories. There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this... product.
The toxin, aconitine, comes from the roots of a plant, Monkshood, also known as Wolfsbane, or Keampfeira, which is a poisonous plant. Food contaminated with aconitine may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, weakness, irregular heart beats, and in severe cases, death. The onset of symptoms is rapid.
- Affected products:
Brand: Mr. Right, Product: Keampferia Galanga Powder Product code AT154, Size: 454 g, UPC: 69 892102 8038 , Codes: CAAJ13
If you think you became sick from consuming this recalled product, contact your healthcare provider, and do not consume, serve, use, sell, or distribute recalled products.
Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased.
If you experience harm from this product, it's important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve issues and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance. If symptoms persist, seek medical care.
Company name: Ka Wing Hong
Brand name: Mr. Right
Product recalled: Keampferia Galanga Powder (sand ginger powder)
Reason of the recall: Issue Food - Chemical
CFIA Recall date: 2022-09-02
I ordered two medium two topping pizzas one with jalapeños and pepperoni and one with spinach and sausage. I mostly ate the jalapeño one and about 9 hours later in the morning I woke up from stomach pain and had diarrhea. Also slight nausea but I didn’t... end up throwing up and I think it was because I had ginger tea. | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea, Stomach Pain, Vomiting
My husband and I got sick over night with vomiting/ diarrhea. The only things we both ate were items picked up from here that afternoon. Strawberries, sublime ice cream sandwiches, and lemon ginger echinacea juice. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting
1 month ago
A ginger beef dish. This is the 3rd time I have had diarrhea after eating here. My fellow diners, however, had no issues. I think I may be allergic to a specific ingredient | Symptoms: Diarrhea
2 months ago
Sunday July 10, 2022, Ordered 2 Fish sandwiches and 2 blizzards Feel absolutely horrible…throwing up, diarrhea, headache, can’t keep anything down but ginger ale! I should have known as all young kids working in the drive through… they didn’t seem to know how to even get our... simple order straight! Not sure we will ever go back! | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting
Various brands of Ginger Cookies and Oatmeal Choc Chip Cookies recalled due to pieces of metal. The recalled products have been sold in British Columbia.
- Affected products:
Brand: Irene's Bakery, Product: Ginger Cookies, Size: 8 pcs, Code on product: Best Before 2022.JN.16 006045, UPC: 0 624461... 11117 6
Brand: Irene's Bakery, Product: Oatmeal Choc Chip Cookies, Size: 8 pcs, Code on product: Best Before 2022.JN.16 005046, UPC: 0 624461 11115 2
Brand: None, Product: Ginger Cookie, Size: 1 pc, Code on product: None, UPC: None
Brand: None, Product: Oatmeal Choc Chip Cookie, Size: 1 pc, Code on product: None, UPC: None
Company name: Irene's Bakery
Brand name: Irene's Bakery None
Product recalled: Ginger Cookies and Oatmeal Choc Chip Cookies
Reason of the recall: Issue Food - Extraneous Material
CFIA Recall date: 2022-06-27
3 months ago
Today, I've eaten cold cut combo for over 15 years, and not once did I get sick!!! The meat had an extremely weird taste that lingered on my taste buds until I drank like 3 ginger ales. | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea
I had a chicken ceaser salad I got from here they have as a premade meal. I take out the chicken because I'm vegetarian. I ate my lunch around 4:30 pm yesterday at work since I work in the same plaza it's easy to go grab which... I did right before going back into my breakroom to eat the salad. I felt like my food just was not settling after lunch and felt queasy. I woke up at 2 am and started throwing up, have really sharp abdominal pain, diarrhea, and non stop nausea. Today I wake up and cannot do anything, my body won't let me carry on with the plans I had. I'm not throwing up anymore but I still have all the other symptoms and super tired/ no enegery I thought I was going to pass out at the gas station near my house getting a ginger ale. I'm in bed currently writing this feeling defeated physically wondering when I will feel better. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Gas, Stomach Pain