Quebec – Do not consume pieces of salmon in oil made by the National Herring Company



QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 28, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ), in collaboration with the Food Inspection Division of the City of Montreal and National Herring, located in Montreal , warns the population not to consume the product indicated in the table below, because it has not been packaged in such a way as to ensure its harmlessness.

Product name


Affected lot



Units sold until February 4, 2022

The product that is the subject of this warning was offered for sale until February 4, 2022 in several establishments in the province of Quebec. The product was packaged in plastic jars and sold chilled. The product label includes, in addition to its name, the mention “ADAR – National Herring”.

The operator is voluntarily recalling the product in question. It has agreed with MAPAQ and the Food Inspection Division of the City of Montreal to distribute this warning as a precautionary measure. In addition, people who have this product in their possession are advised not to consume it. They must return it to the establishment where they bought it or throw it away. Even if the affected product shows no signs of tampering or suspicious odors, its consumption 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 to date.

Additional information

The Ministry publishes various information documents concerning food safety. Interested persons can consult them in the “Food Consumption” section of the MAPAQ website: . They also have the possibility of registering online by visiting to receive, by e-mail, the food recall press releases published by the Ministry. Finally, it is possible to follow “MAPAQfoods” on Twitter at the following address: .

The salmon pieces in oil (CNW Group/Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) This link will open in a new window.

Hazard Classification:  Class 1
Reference Number:  4492

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

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