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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Société coopérative agricole de l’Île-aux-Grues Recalls Cheese

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Health Hazard Alert – Certain Le Canotier De L’isle Cheese may contain Listeria monocytogenes

Recall / advisory date:
September 13, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological – Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Société coopérative agricole de l’Île-aux-Grues
Distribution:
Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8321

Advisory details

Ottawa, September 13, 2013 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Société coopérative agricole de l’Île-aux-Grues are warning the public not to consume the Le Canotier de l’Isle cheese described below because the product may be contaminated withListeria monocytogenes.

Also affected by this alert is the above product which may have been sold in smaller packages, cut and wrapped by some retailers. Consumers are advised to contact the retailer to determine if they have the affected product.

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

The manufacturer, Société coopérative agricole de l’Île-aux-Grues, L’Île-aux-Grues, Quebec, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC
Le Canotier de l’Isle Le Canotier de l’Isle Firm cheese surface ripened various PRODUCTION DATE
28SE12
2 10200 xxxxx x* (*variable)

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact:

Société coopérative agricole de l’Île-aux-Grues
418-248-5842 extension 101
info@fromagesileauxgrues.com

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with this bacteria may cause listeriosis, a foodborne illness. Listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Infected pregnant women may experience only a mild, flu-like illness, however, infections during pregnancy can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn, or even stillbirth.

    • Le Canotier de l’Isle cheese

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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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L’Atelier des Délices Recalls Various Soups & Sauces

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Recall 2523 – Class 1

MAPAQ Issues Warning not to eat prepared foods packaged in glass jars

Quebec, August 26, 2013 – MAPAQ, in collaboration with the company operating under the name L’Atelier des Délices, located at 278 Highway 138, in Neuville, is warning the public not to consume the products of this business listed below, as these foods have not been prepared in a way to ensure safety.

   RECALLED products

Chicken noodle soup Spaghetti sauce
Vegetable Soup Beef Bourguignon
Pea Soup BBQ Meatballs
Cabbage Soup Beef with vegetables
Onion Soup Stew chicken and vegetables
Barley Soup Cassoulet of pork and Italian sausage
Leek soup Pork stew
Potage Crecy Baked beans with tomato sauce
Cream of Tomato and Pesto Chicken Neapolitan
Cream of green vegetables Sausage Creole
Sicilian Sauce Chicken and Sausage Cassoulet
Hungarian Beef Dumpling Bacon caned
Pasta carbonara Ham caned

The products that are the subject of this warning were packaged in glass jars and sold non-refrigerated until 21 August 2013 inclusive at the institution indicated above.

The company is voluntarily recalling the products and has agreed with MAPAQ to disseminate this warning as a precaution. It should be noted that no cases of illness associated with the consumption of these foods have been reported so far. People who have any of these products in their possession are advised not to eat it and return it to the institution where they bought it. Although the products listed do not show signs of tampering or suspicious smell, consuming them can be a health risk.

Additional Information

Directorate of Food Inspection Directorate of Animal Health
and Food Inspection Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Tel. : 418 643-1632

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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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White Veal Meat Packers (Est. 412) Recalls Veal Liver

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Health Hazard Alert – Certain veal liver sold in Quebec may contain E. coli O157:H7 bacteria

Recall / advisory date:
August 9, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological – E. coli O157:H7
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
White Veal Meat Packers (Est. 412)
Distribution:
Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8236

Advisory details

Ottawa, August 9, 2013 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and White Veal Meat Packers Ltd. (EST 412) are warning the public not to consume Veal Liver described below because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

The affected product, Veal Liver, was sold from the following retail stores in Quebec from July 31, 2013 to August 9, 2013, inclusive.

Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased the affected product are advised to contact their retailer.

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

White Veal Meat Packers Ltd., (EST 412), Toronto, ON is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIAis monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Additional Info
Veal Liver Variable weight Sold from:
Boucherie Al Khair Inc., 428 av. Lafleur, Lasalle
Boucherie Al Khair Inc., 1550 boul. Daniel Johnson, Laval
Boucherie Al Khair Inc., 300 rue Jean-Talon E, Montréal
Les Caprices d’Al-Adhba Inc., 2235 rue Saint-Rémi, Laval

More information

Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria my cause serious and potentially life-threatening illnesses. Symptoms include severe abdominal pain and bloody diarrhoea. Some people may have seizures or strokes and some may need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis. Others may live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

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Saucisson Vaudois Recalls Contaminated Deli Meats

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Recall 2510 – Class 1

Warning not to eat deli meat products and ready to eat

Quebec, August 9, 2013 – MAPAQ, in collaboration with Saucisson Vaudois located at 368 Main Street, St. Brigid d’Iberville is warning the public not to consume the Products listed below manufactured by this company, because they may contain Listeria monocytogenes.

Product Lot covered
Lyoner garlic sausage sliced All products sold on the site
July 31 and August 1, 2013
Natural smoked meat sliced ​​pork
Sliced ​​meat loaf farmer
Meatloaf Ham

This notice applies to all units of the products sold locally in formats that vary depending on the weight at the facility mentioned above only. All products are labeled with the words “SAUCISSON VAUDOIS, 368 RUE PRINCIPALE, STE-BRIGIDE.”

The company is voluntarily recalling the products and has agreed with MAPAQ to disseminate this warning as a precaution. It should be noted that no cases of illness associated with the consumption of this food have been reported to date to MAPAQ.

People who have any of these products in their possession should not consume it. They must either return to the institution where they bought it or throw it away. Even if the product does not present any signs of tampering or strange odor, microbiological analyzes revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. 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.

Directorate of Animal Health and Food Inspection Tel. : 418 380-2100

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