Certain Okanagan's Choice Cheese brand Chipped Parmesan Cheese may contain Listeria monocytogenes
- Starting date:
- June 20, 2013
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Health Hazard Alert
- Microbiological - Listeria
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Castle Cheese (West) Inc.
- British Columbia, Manitoba
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
Ottawa, June 20, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Castle Cheese (West) Inc., are warning the public not to consume the Okanagan’s Choice Cheese brand Chipped Parmesan Cheese described below because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
This product was sold from the following retail locations in British Columbia and Manitoba:
- New Apple Farm Market Ltd., 2856 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC
- Food Fare #1, 905 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
The manufacturer, Castle Cheese (West) Inc., Lumby, BC, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||UPC||Additional info|
|Okanagan's Choice Cheese||Chipped Parmesan Cheese||175 g||0 59756 07314 1||
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