Quebec – Notice not to consume duck and pork rillettes prepared and sold by the Chez Valère cafeteria at the Université de Montréal – Food Safety


(MAPAQ), in collaboration with the Food Inspection Division of the City of Montreal and the Chez Valère cafeteria of the University of Montreal , located at 3200, rue Jean-Brillant, in Montreal, warns the public not to consume the product indicated in the table below, because it has not been prepared and packaged in such a way as to ensure its safety.

Product name


Affected batch

“Duck and pork rillettes”


Units sold until February 20, 2023

The product that is the subject of this warning was offered for sale until February 20, 2023, at the establishment designated above as well as at the Bistro sur la montagne convenience store, located at 2350 , boulevard Édouard-Montpetit, in Montreal. The product was packaged in a glass jar and sold at room temperature.

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.

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