Canada – Notice not to consume smoked fish packaged and sold by Souk Michelet

MAPAQ

WARNING TO THE POPULATION

QUEBEC, July 20. 2021 / CNW Telbec / – The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ), in collaboration with the Food Inspection Department of the City of Montreal and the company Souk Michelet, located at 6450 , rue Beaubien Est, in Montreal, is warning the public not to consume the product indicated in the table below, because it has not been prepared and packaged in such a way as to ensure its safety.

Product name

Format

Targeted lot

“Souk Michelet, smoked fish”

Variable

Units sold until July 19, 2021

The product that is the subject of this warning was offered for sale until July 19, 2021 inclusive, and only at the establishment designated above. It was packaged in transparent bags, under vacuum, and sold refrigerated. The product label includes the words “Souk Michelet”.

The operator is voluntarily recalling the product in question. He agreed with the MAPAQ and the Food Inspection Department of the City of Montreal to disseminate this warning as a precautionary measure. People who have this product in their possession are advised not to consume it. They must either return it to the establishment where they bought 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 health risk. It should be noted that no case of illness associated with the consumption of this food has been reported to MAPAQ so far.

Additional information

The Ministry publishes various information documents concerning food safety. Those interested can consult them in the “Food consumption” section of the MAPAQ website: www.mapaq.gouv.qc.ca/consommation . They also have the option of registering online, by visiting www.mapaq.gouv.qc.ca/rappelsaliments , to receive, by email, the food recall releases published by the Department. Finally, it is possible to follow “MAPAQaliments” on Twitter at the following address: www.twitter.com/MAPAQaliments .

Smoked fish (CNW Group / Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) This link will open in a new window.

Smoked fish (CNW Group / Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) This link will open in a new window.

Risk  classification : class 1

Item number:  4372

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