Quebec – Absence of information necessary for the safe consumption of cheeses packaged and sold by Gourmet Laurier – Raw Milk

Quebec

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ), in collaboration with the Food Inspection Division of the City of Montreal and the company Gourmet Laurier inc. located at 1042, avenue Laurier Ouest in Montreal, advises people considered vulnerable (pregnant women, people with weakened immune systems, children and the elderly) not to consume the products indicated in the table below , because they do not include the statement “made from raw milk” which is required.

Product name

Format

Affected batch

“COMTOMME”

Variable

Units sold until May 12, 2022

“HIGH MOUNTAIN SUMMER BEAUFORT”

“OSSAU-IRATY”

“GRUYERE KALTBACH AOP KING”

“COUNTY LE POLIGNY”

The products that are the subject of this warning were offered for sale until May 12, 2022 inclusive, only at the establishment designated above. They were wrapped in clear plastic wrap and cut to order.

The retailer is voluntarily recalling the products 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 deemed vulnerable (designated above) who have one of these products in their possession are advised not to consume it. They should return it to the establishment where they bought it, use it in a cooked dish that will be cooked until it reaches a safe cooking temperature of 74°C or throw it away. However, no case of disease associated with the consumption of this food has been reported to MAPAQ to date.

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