Whole Foods Market Reblochon Cheese Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Whole Foods Market Reblochon Cheese Recall [Canada] Whole Foods Market, Inc., an Austin, Texas establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Reblochon branded Raw Milk Cheese due to suspected risk of Escherichia coli (“E.coli”) O26 contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards. CFIA: http://ht.ly/iy8930k40i7

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2018/66786r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Raw Milk Cheese products are subject to this recall:

  • Whole Foods Market Reblochon branded Cheese Raw Cow Cheese, sold in variable size packages; affected batch/lots: all products with “packed on” dates ranging from March 20, 2018 up to and including May 15, 2018 with a UPC that begins with 0293524

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CFIA, Whole Foods Market has recalled certain batch/lots of Reblochon branded Raw Milk Cheese from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected risk of Escherichia coli (“E.coli”) O26 contamination. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled product Raw Milk Cheese products identified above.

==> For information about E. Coli Poisoning, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Raw Milk Cheese products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, available here: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/contact-us/eng/1390269985112/1390346078752

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Raw Milk Cheese, please search for “raw milk” or more generically, “cheese” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected E. coli contamination, please search for “E. coli” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Whole Foods Market, please search for “Whole Foods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Reblochon brand name, please search for “Reblochon” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 12269
Recalls Direct RIN: 10187-2018
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