Quebec – Notice not to consume egg sandwiches prepared by the company Les Coquineries (Porc Santé inc.) – Listeria monocytogenes


QUEBEC CITY , March 29, 2023 /CNW/ – The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ), in collaboration with the company Les Coquineries (Porc santé inc.), located at 995, avenue Bergeron, in Saint-Agapit , warns the population not to consume the products indicated in the table below, because these foods are likely to contain the bacterium  Listeria monocytogenes .

Product name 


Affected lot

“Egg Sandwich”

1 unit 

Best before


“Egg Trio Sandwich”

1 unit 

Best before


The products that are the subject of this warning have been offered for sale in various establishments in the Chaudière-Appalaches region. The products were packaged in clear plastic containers and were sold refrigerated.

The operator is voluntarily recalling the products in question. It has agreed with MAPAQ to issue this warning as a precautionary measure. Also, people who have any of these products 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 product does not show signs of tampering or a suspicious odor, it could be contaminated with  Listeria monocytogenes bacteria . Consumption of food contaminated with this bacterium can cause listeriosis, a food-borne illness that may cause several symptoms among these: fever, muscle aches, headaches, stiff neck, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. Symptoms most often appear between 3 and 30 days after eating the contaminated food, but can sometimes even occur up to 70 days later. In this regard, pregnant women and their unborn child, the elderly, children as well as people with weakened immune systems are considered the most vulnerable.

It should be noted that no case of illness associated with the consumption of these foods has been reported to MAPAQ to date.

Additional information

The Ministry publishes various information documents concerning food safety. Interested persons can consult the FoodThis link will open in a new window. section  of the Government of Quebec website. They also have the possibility of registering online to receive, by e-mail, the food recallThis link will open in a new window. press releases published by the Ministry. Finally, it is possible to follow “MAPAQfoods” on Twitter at the following address: link will open in a new window. .

Hazard Classification:  Class 1
Reference Number:  4707

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