Canada – Notice not to consume a pesto sold by the company Kiosque La Vieille Cave


 MAPAQ, in collaboration with the company Kiosque La Vieille Cave, located at 937, chemin de la Montagne, in Mont-Saint-Hilaire , is warning the population not to consume the product indicated in the table below because it was not prepared and packaged in a safe way .


Product name Format Targeted lot
“Basil pesto”
110 ml
250 ml
Units sold until September 21, 2020

The product that is the subject of this warning was offered for sale until September 21, 2020 inclusively , and only at the establishment designated above. It was sold at room temperature. The product was packaged in a glass jar. The product label includes, in addition to its own name, the words “La Vieille Cave”.

The operator is voluntarily recalling the product in question. He agreed with MAPAQ to disseminate this warning as a precautionary measure. Persons who have this product in their possession are advised not to consume it. They must either return the product to the establishment where they purchased it or throw it away. Even if the affected product does not show any signs of spoilage or a suspicious odor, consuming it may represent a risk to health. It should be noted that no case of illness associated with the consumption of this food has been reported to MAPAQ so far.


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