Quebec – Notice not to consume feta-style cheese prepared and sold by Fromagerie Carpati inc. – E.coli

Quebec

QUEBEC CITY , Dec. 22 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ), in collaboration with Fromagerie Carpati inc., located at 5270, route Harwood , in Vaudreuil-Dorion , advises the population not to consume the product indicated in the table below, because analysis results show that this product is likely to contain E. coli bacteria and represents a health risk.

Product name

Format

Affected lot

Feta style cheese

Variable

Units sold until December 22, 2022

The product that is the subject of this warning was offered for sale until December 22, 2022, in several establishments in the province of Quebec. The product came in many forms and was presented in various packaging. It was sold chilled.

The operator is voluntarily recalling the product in question. It has agreed with MAPAQ to issue 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.

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