Food recall warning

Certain Il Villaggio brand Gorgonzola Dolce Cheese may contain Listeria monocytogenes

Starting date:
July 15, 2013
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Health Hazard Alert
Subcategory:
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Agropur
Distribution:
Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8170

Advisory details

Ottawa, July 15, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Agropur are warning the public not to consume the Il Villaggio brand Gorgonzola Dolce Cheese described below because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

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

The importer, Agropur, St-Hubert, Quebec, 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
Il Villaggio Gorgonzola Dolce Cheese 150 g package Best Before date 13/OC/15 67400 01454 9

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