HACCPCanada Certifies Pop Curds

HACCPCanada has issued Certification to Pop Curds of Casselman, ON, having demonstrated all of the necessary requirements for manufacture of frozen  and glass containers by maintaining an Active HACCP-Based Food Safety System centered on industry standards which fully meets or exceeds the Food Safety Codes of:

  • Provincial Health Regulatory Authorities.
  • Health Canada.
  • World Health Organization.

 

HACCPCanada advocates and mandates HACCP System Certification with an emphasis on providing Food Safety Confidence to the Consumer.  HACCPCanada is the only domestic Canadian Certifying Body (an independent & impartial national organization which evaluates and verifies HACCP systems) and has succeeded in furnishing an economical, effective and expedient Certification Process for the Retail Food Supply Chain including Non-Registered Manufacturing, Wineries, Warehousing, Logistics, Restaurants, Sanitation Services and Retail Food Outlets.  We also provide consulting services, online training and in-house training options.

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Updated Schwartz’s At Home Meats Recall

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Recall date:
November 15, 2013
Reason for recall:
Microbiological – Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Les Salaisons Desco Inc.
Distribution:
Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail

Recall details

Ottawa, November 15, 2013 – The Food Recall Warning issued on November 13, 2013 has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Les Salaisons Desco Inc. is recalling Schwartz’s At Home brand Smoked Meat from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold in Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia, but may also have been sold in other provinces.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Schwartz’s At Home Smoked Meat 500 g (4 x 125 g) 2013DE13 6 27533 96123 5

What you should do

Check to see if you have the recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background

This recall was triggered by CFIA test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact:

Les Salaisons Desco Inc.: 1-800-363-4291 ext: 2244 or 450-437-7182 ext: 2244

Schwartz's brand Smoked MeatSchwartz's brand Smoked Meat - UPCSchwartz's brand Smoked Meat - back of package

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Fresh Sprouts Recalled In Eastern Canada

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Notification – Certain Fresh Sprouts brand Fresh Bean Sprouts are recalled

Recall / advisory date:
September 6, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological – Non harmful (Quality/Spoilage)
Hazard classification:
Class 3
Company / Firm:
Fresh Sprouts
Distribution:
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8293

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
Fresh Sprouts Fresh Bean Sprouts 454g BEST BEFORE 13/SEP/07 8 27468 00100 0 Microbiological – Non harmful (Quality/Spoilage)

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Al Khaleej Saudi Arabian Dates Recalled for “Non-Harmful Insects”

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Notification – Certain Al Khaleej brand dates may contain insects

Recall / advisory date:
August 22, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 3
Company / Firm:
A & O International
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8259

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
Al Khaleej Saudi Arabian Dates kg product: 5-4-2013
expiry: 4-4-2015
None Extraneous Material – Non-Harmful – Insect
Al Khaleej Saudi Arabian Dates kg product: 5-4-2013
expiry: 4-4-2015
None Extraneous Material – Non-Harmful – Insect

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Select Food Products Ltd Recalls Lick’s Guk Sauce

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Notification – Certain Lick’s brand Guk sauce is recalled due to a quality/spoilage issue

Recall / advisory date:
August 19, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological – Non harmful (Quality/Spoilage)
Hazard classification:
Class 3
Company / Firm:
Select Food Products Ltd.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8258

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
Lick’s Guk Sauce 500mL 1623 A 0 29345 26055 9 Microbiological – Non harmful (Quality/Spoilage)

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Gogo Quinoa Flour Recalled

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Notification – Certain Gogo Quinoa brand Quinoa Flour may contain insects

Recall / advisory date:
August 13, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 3
Company / Firm:
Cie 2 Ameriks Inc.
Distribution:
Alberta, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8244

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
Gogo Quinoa Quinoa Flour 500g Lot 0513 8 96899 00019 7 Extraneous Material – Non-Harmful – Insect

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Facos Beans & Smoked Sausages Recalled

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Notification – Certain Facos brand Beans and Smoked Sausages are recalled

Recall / advisory date:
August 13, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological – Other
Hazard classification:
Class 3
Company / Firm:
ABC Euro Delicatessen
Distribution:
Alberta, Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8226

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
Facos Beans and Smoked Sausages 300 g ROA13CE EXP 21 05 2017 5 941351 000217 Microbiological – Other

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Baynes Sound Oyster Company Ltd Recalls Pacific Oysters

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Notification – Certain Baynes Sound Oyster Co. Ltd. brand pacific oysters may contain marine biotoxin

Recall / advisory date:
August 23, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Marine Biotoxin
Hazard classification:
Class 3
Company / Firm:
Baynes Sound Oyster Co. Ltd.
Distribution:
British Columbia, Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8283

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
Baynes Sound Oyster Co.Ltd. Pacific Oysters fl oz 13AUG 24-1, 13AUG 25-1, 13AUG 26-1, 13AUG 27-1 None Marine Biotoxin
Baynes Sound Oyster Co.Ltd. Pacific Oysters 16 floz 13AUG 24-1, 13AUG 25-1, 13AUG 26-1, 13AUG 27-1 None Marine Biotoxin
Baynes Sound Oyster Co.Ltd. Pacific Oysters 32 floz 13AUG 24-1, 13AUG 25-1, 13AUG 26-1, 13AUG 27-1 None Marine Biotoxin

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Imported Tahina Proving To Be Dangerous…The Recalls Continue

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Imported Tahina continues to be recalled all across Canada…

Health Hazard Alert – Certain Tahini products sold by Sesameco in St-Laurent, Quebec may contain Salmonella bacteria

Recall / advisory date:
August 31, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological – Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Sesameco
Distribution:
May be National, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail

Advisory details

Ottawa, August 31, 2013 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Sesameco are warning the public, food service establishments, and retailers, not to consume, serve, use, or sell the Tahini product described below because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The affected Tahini product was sold by the manufacturer, Sesameco, situated at 4638 boulevard Thimens, St-Laurent, Quebec. The affected product was sold from March 5, 2013 to May 15, 2013 in 18 kg (40 lb.) packages bearing no label and no lot code indicated on the package.

The affected product was sold in bulk and may have been repacked at retail.  Consumers who cannot determine the original product identity are advised to check with their retailer to determine if they have the affected product.

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

The manufacturer, Sesameco, St-Laurent-Laurent, Quebec, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. TheCFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

More information

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria may cause salmonellosis, a foodborne illness. In young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems, salmonellosis may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. In otherwise healthy people, salmonellosis may cause short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

Health Hazard Alert – Certain Cedar brand Tahina products may contain Salmonella bacteria

Recall / advisory date:
August 31, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological – Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Phoenicia Group Inc.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, May be National, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail

Advisory details

Ottawa, August 31, 2013 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Phoenicia Group Inc. are warning the public, food service establishments, and retailers, not to consume, serve, use, or sell the Tahini products described below because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The following Tahini products, sold commencing February 1, 2013 with no lot code indicated on the package, are affected by this alert. This alert does not include Cedar brand Tahini products where a lot code appears on the package.

Some of the affected products were sold in bulk and may have been repacked at retail.  Consumers who cannot determine the original product identity are advised to check with their retailer to determine if they have one of the affected products.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

The distributor, Phoenicia Group Inc.St-Laurent, Quebec, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. TheCFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC Additional Info
Cedar Tahini 907 g(2 lb) No lot code indicated on the package 0 62356 54525 3 The labels indicate “Product of Canada”
Cedar Tahini 18 kg(40 lb) No lot code indicated on the package 0 62356 54522 2 The labels indicate “Product of Canada”
Cedar brand Tahini - 907 g
Cedar brand Tahini - 18 kg

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Port Salut Cheese Recalled

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Notification – Certain Port Salut brand cheese may contain generic E. coli bacteria

Recall / advisory date:
August 12, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological – Other
Hazard classification:
Class 3
Company / Firm:
Fromageries Bel Canada Inc.
Distribution:
Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8240
 

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
Port Salut Semi-Soft Ripened Cheese 300 g 2013.09.23 SA18913 B
FR 72.264.001 CE
3 073781 004274 Microbiological – Other – E. coli

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