Canada – Notice not to consume cold meats manufactured and sold by the company Charcuterie Transilvania – Salmonella


MAPAQ, in collaboration with the Food Inspection Division of the City of Montreal and the company Charcuterie Transilvania, located at 378, avenue Lafleur, in Montreal , is warning the population not to consume the products indicated in the table. below because these foods may contain Salmonella bacteria .

Product name Format Targeted lot
“Cioboi dulce (Csabai-sweet sausage)” In addition to this, you need to know more about it.


Units sold until March 31, 2021

“Toba (Cheese head of village style language)”

The products that are the subject of this warning were offered for sale until March 31, 2021 inclusively , at the establishment designated above as well as at the branch located at 806, boulevard Curé-Labelle, in Laval. The products were weighed and packed by an attendant at the request of customers. Products could be packaged in plastic bags, waxed paper, or styrofoam trays and covered with plastic film. The product label included the words “Charcuterie Transilvania”.

The operator is voluntarily recalling the products in question. He agreed with the MAPAQ and the Food Inspection Division of the City of Montreal to disseminate this warning as a precautionary measure. It should be noted that no case of illness associated with the consumption of this food has been reported to MAPAQ to date.

People who have any of these products in their possession are therefore advised not to consume it. They must either return it to the establishment where they bought it or throw it away. Even if the product does not show any signs of spoilage or a suspicious odor, they are likely to be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria .

Consuming food contaminated with this bacteria can cause salmonellosis, a foodborne illness. In young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems, salmonellosis can cause very serious infections. In healthy people, it can manifest with symptoms such as high fever, chills, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain, or diarrhea, sometimes with blood in the stomachs. stool. Symptoms usually appear 6 to 72 hours after eating a contaminated food or after contact with an animal carrying the bacteria. Symptoms usually last three to seven days.

Additional information

Media relations
Department Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries
and Food
Tel. : 418 380-2100,
extension 3512

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