Loblaws PC Roquefort Blue Cheese Recall [Canada]


Loblaws PC Roquefort Blue Cheese Recall [Canada]

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Canada FlagCanada/Ottawa: Loblaws Inc., a Brampton, Ontario establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of President’s Choice branded Roquefort Blue Cheese from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected Escherichia Coli (“E. Coli”) contamination and consequential risks of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health and/or safety hazards, requiring immediate medical intervention.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/UXqr30rPcqS

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2021/76117r-eng.php

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

  • Loblaws President’s Choice branded Roquefort Blue Cheese, sold in 150 gram packages with a batch/lots of 018139, a best-before date of 2021 OC 11 and a UPC of 0 60383 15548 3

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

==> No item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Roquefort Blue Cheese products are thought to have been marketed, distributed and sold in all Canadian provinces although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution outside the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to the CFIA, Loblaws has recalled certain batch/lots of President’s Choice branded Roquefort Blue Cheese from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected Escherichia Coli (“E. Coli”) contamination. As a result of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled 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.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled President’s Choice branded Roquefort Blue 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 a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat bacterial poisonings such as Listeriosis.

If you have any questions concerning this recall, please contact Loblaw Companies Limited toll-free at 1-800-296-2332 during normal business hours Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday or on the Web at http://www.loblaws.ca/contact-us.

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 Roquefort Blue Cheese, 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 Bacterial contamination, please search for “bacterial” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Loblaws Inc, please search for “Loblaws” 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 President’s Choice brand name, please search for “President’s Choice” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 14511
Recalls Direct RIN: 14729-2021
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