Quebec – Lack of information necessary for the safe consumption of maple-smoked salmon sold by Buffet Maison, the Orléans caterer


QUEBEC CITY , June 7, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ), in collaboration with Buffet Maison, the Orleans caterer, located at 995, route Prévost , in Saint-Pierre -de-l’Île-d’Orléans, advises the public not to consume the product indicated in the table below if it has not been kept in the freezer at all times since the time of procurement. Indeed, the product label does not include the information necessary for its safe consumption, namely the statement “Keep frozen until use” which is required.

Product name


Affected lot

“Maple Smoked Salmon”


Units sold until June 7, 2022

The product that is the subject of this warning was offered for sale until June 7, 2022 inclusively, and only at the establishment designated above. It was placed on a black cardboard tray covered with transparent film and sold frozen. The product label includes, in addition to its name, the words “Buffet Maison”.

The operator is voluntarily recalling the product in question. It has agreed with MAPAQ to issue this warning as a precautionary measure. Persons who have this product in their possession and have not kept it in the freezer at all times since the time of purchase 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 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:  .

maple smoked salmon (CNW Group/Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) 


Hazard Classification: Class 1 
Reference Number: 4560

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

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