Warning not eat sausage chorizo now P’tite Delicatessen Inc.
Quebec, November 1, 2012 – MAPAQ, in collaboration with the company La P’tite Charcuterie Inc., located at 7615, chemin de Chambly, Longueuil, Quebec, is warning the public not to consume chorizo sausage manufactured by the company as it may contain Listeria monocytogenes.
The product that is the subject of this warning was sold through October 17, 2012, at the designated facility above. It has no label and was served at the counter (through an agent).
The company is voluntarily recalling the product and has agreed with MAPAQ to disseminate this warning as a precaution. On the other hand, it should be noted that no cases of illness associated with the consumption of this food has not been reported to date MAPAQ.
People who have this product in their possession are advised not to consume it. They must either return to the institution where they bought it or throw it away. Even if the product does not show evidence of tampering or smell spoiled, microbiological analysis revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. Consumption of food contaminated with this bacteria may cause listeriosis, a foodborne illness that can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea. Pregnant women and their unborn children, the elderly, children and people with weakened immune systems are considered the most vulnerable.
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries
Directorate of Food Inspection
– Sector West
Branch Animal Health
and Food Inspection
Tel. : 450 649-1770