Farm Boy branded Cheese Ball Recall [Canada]


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Farm Boy branded Cheese Ball Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Farm Boy, a Peterborough, Ontario establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Farm Boy branded Cheese Ball products due to suspected risk of Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risk of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/8gAD30pUsB6

Direct link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2019/71642r-eng.php

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

  • Farm Boy branded Cheese Ball Trio – Fiesta, Cranberry Pecan, Bacon Cheddar and/or “FB Cheese Ball Trio”, sold in 360 gram packages; affected batch/lots: all units sold up to and including November 17, 2019 with a UPC starting with 0 238211
  • Farm Boy branded “FB Blue Cheese & Walnut Ball”, sold in 180 gram packages; affected batch/lots: all units sold up to and including November 17, 2019 with a UPC starting with 0 238274
  • Farm Boy branded Cranberry Pecan Cheese Ball and/or “FB Cran Pecan Cheese Ball”, sold in 180 gram packages; affected batch/lots: all units sold up to and including November 17, 2019 with a UPC 8 08912 00884 4 or starting with 0 232337
  • Farm Boy branded Fiesta Cheese Ball and/or Farm Boy branded Fiesta Cheese Ball, sold in 180 gram packages; affected batch/lots: all units sold up to and including November 17, 2019 with a UPC of 8 08912 00883 7 or starting with 0 238283
  • Farm Boy branded “FB Wht Choc Pecan Cran Ball”, sold in 180 gram packages; affected batch/lots: all units sold up to and including November 17, 2019 with a UPC starting with 0 238275
  • Farm Boy branded Bacon Cheddar Cheese Ball and/or “FB Bacon Chedd. Cheese Ball”, sold in 180 gram packages; affected batch/lots: all units sold up to and including November 17, 2019 with a UPC of 8 08912 00885 1 or starting with 0 238284

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Cheese Ball products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the CFIA, Farm Boy has recalled certain batch/lots of Farm Boy brand Cheese Balls from the Canadian marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Cheese products identified above.

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria 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 Farm Boy branded Cheese Balls, 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 or outlet where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat bacterial poisoning such as Listeriosis.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints 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.

You can also reach the CFIA toll-free at 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and US) or 1-613-773-2342 (local or international) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time. If you are a member of the working press/media, you can reach the CFIA at 1-613-773-6600 or by e-mail at cfia.media.acia@canada.ca.

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

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

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

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: not listed
Recalls Direct RIN: 12301-2019
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