Quebec – Incorrect information necessary for the safe consumption of homemade salmon gravlax sold by Épicerie Le Butterblume


QUEBEC CITY, March 17, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ), in collaboration with the Food Inspection Division of the City of Montreal and the company Épicerie Le Butterblume, located at 5830, boulevard Saint-Laurent , in Montreal, advises the public not to consume the product indicated in the table below beyond 14 days following the date of packaging.

Product name


Affected lot



Units sold until
March 16, 2022

The product that is the subject of this warning was offered for sale until March 16, 2022, and only at the establishment mentioned above. The product was packaged in a transparent plastic bag and was offered refrigerated. The product label included the words “Butterblume”.

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 if its packaging date (PACKED ON:) is older than 14 days. 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: .

Salmon gravlax (CNW Group/Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) 

Hazard Classification:  Class 1

Reference Number:  4516

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

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