Category Archives: CFIA

Canada – Mother Dairy brand Paneer Fresh Cheese recalled due to generic E. coli

CFIA

Summary

Product
Paneer Fresh Cheese
Issue
Food – Microbial Contamination – E. Coli – non-pathogenic
What to do

Do not use, sell, serve or distribute the affected products

Audience
Hotels, restaurants and institutions
Retail

Affected products

Mother Dairy brand Paneer Fresh Cheese recalled due to generic E. coli.
The recalled products were sold in Alberta, Ontario and Quebec.

Canada – Dubon brand Mixed Forest Mushrooms recalled due to insects and mold/mould

CFIA

Summary

Product
Mixed Forest Mushrooms
Issue
Food – Extraneous Material
Food – Microbial Contamination – Non harmful (quality or spoilage)
What to do

Do not use, sell, serve or distribute the affected product

Audience
Retail

Affected products

Issue

Dubon brand Mixed Forest Mushrooms recalled due to insects and mold.
The recalled product was sold in Quebec.

Canada – Surface-ripened soft and semi-soft cheeses recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

CFIA

Summary

Product
Soft surface ripened cheese, Semi-soft surface-ripened cheese
Issue
Food – Microbial Contamination – Listeria
What to do

Do not consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute recalled products

Affected products

The affected products are being recalled from the marketplace due to possible Listeria contamination.

The recalled products have been sold in Ontario, Quebec, online and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Canada – Le Cendré de Notre-Dame brand Semi-soft Surface-ripened Cheese recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

CFIA

Le Cendré de Notre-Dame - Semi-soft Surface-ripened Cheese

Summary

Product
Semi-soft Surface-ripened Cheese
Issue
Food – Microbial Contamination – Listeria
What to do

Do not consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute recalled products

Affected products

The affected product is being recalled from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The recalled product has been sold in Quebec and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

What you should do

  • If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, contact your healthcare provider
  • Check to see if you have recalled products
  • Do not consume, serve, use, sell, or distribute recalled products
  • Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Canada – Update – Igor brand Gorgonzola mild ripened blue-veined cheese recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

CFIA

Summary

Product
Gorgonzola mild ripened blue-veined cheese
Issue
Food – Microbial Contamination – Listeria
What to do

Do not consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute recalled products

Affected products

Issue

The affected product is being recalled from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The recalled product has been sold in British Columbia and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Canada – Venetian Meats brand Finocchiona Salami Sweet Fennel recalled due to Salmonella

CFIA

Summary

Product
Finocchiona Salami Sweet Fennel
Issue
Food – Microbial Contamination – Salmonella
What to do

Do not consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute recalled products.

Affected products

Issue

The affected product is being recalled from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The recalled product has been sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario.

What you should do

  • If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, contact your healthcare provider
  • Check to see if you have recalled products
  • Do not consume, serve, use, sell, or distribute recalled products
  • Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

Canada – Venetian Meats brand Finocchiona Salami Sweet Fennel recalled due to Salmonella

Government of Canada

Summary

Product
Finocchiona Salami Sweet Fennel
Issue
Food – Microbial Contamination – Salmonella
What to do

Do not consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute recalled products

Issue

The affected product is being recalled from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The recalled product has been sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario.

What you should do

  • If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, contact your healthcare provider
  • Check to see if you have recalled products
  • Do not consume, serve, use, sell, or distribute recalled products
  • Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick.

Canada – Loop Mission brand Sparkling Strawberry Probiotic Soda recalled due to possible spoilage

CFIA

Summary

Product
Sparkling Strawberry Probiotic Soda
Issue
Food – Microbial Contamination – Non harmful (quality or spoilage)
What to do

Do not use, sell, serve or distribute the affected product

Audience
Retail

Affected products

Issue

Loop Mission brand Sparkling Strawberry Probiotic Soda recalled due to possible spoilage.

The recalled product was sold in Ontario and Quebec.

Canada – Family’s Choice Distribution brand Tahini Extra Sesame Seed Paste recalled due to Salmonella

CFIA

Summary

Product
Tahini Extra Sesame Seed Paste
Issue
Food – Microbial Contamination – Salmonella
What to do

Do not use, sell, serve or distribute the affected product

Audience
Hotels, restaurants and institutions
Affected products

Family’s Choice Distribution brand Tahini Extra Sesame Seed Paste recalled due to Salmonella.

The recalled product was sold in Ontario.

Canada – Abbott brand Similac Sterilized Water recalled due to spoilage

CFIA

Summary

Product
Similac Sterilized Water
Issue
Food – Microbial Contamination – Non harmful (quality or spoilage)
What to do

Do not use, sell, serve or distribute the affected product.

Audience
Hotels, restaurants and institutions

Affected products

Issue

Abbott brand Similac Sterilized Water recalled due to spoilage.

The recalled product has been sold nationally.