Food recall warning

Certain Gorgonzola Verdi Dolce Italian Cheese from Whole Foods Market may contain Listeria monocytogenes

Starting date:
August 5, 2013
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Health Hazard Alert
Subcategory:
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Whole Foods Market (Markham)
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8217

Advisory details

Ottawa, August 5, 2013 - The public warning issued on August 2, 2013 has been updated to include additional product information.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Whole Foods Market are warning the public not to consume the Gorgonzola Verdi Dolce Italian cheese described below because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

This product was sold from Whole Foods Market, 3997 Hwy 7, Markham, Ontario.

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

The retailer, Whole Foods Market, Markham, ON, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
1800 Select Silver Gorgonzola Verdi Dolce Italian Cheese Packages of varying weight Best Before date of 13AU23 and 13AU29 Beginning with 0293317

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Media enquiries

Whole Foods Market
512-477-5566

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600