Possible contamination by Listeria monocytogenes: two other brands of butter recalled

News 9 July, 2017
  • QMI agency

    Saturday, July 8, 2017 22:08

    Saturday, July 8, 2017 22:08

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    OTTAWA – The canadian Agency of food inspection on Saturday announced the recall of two new brands of butter due to possible contamination of these foods by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.

    This is marks Perron (CUP 7 72622 72454 0 and code 143 069) and Butter of the Lake (UPC 0 62260 00455 6 and code 143 032), for the formats of 454 g.

    “The products referred to […] should not be consumed,” warned the agency in a press release. “If you believe you have been sick after consuming a product covered by a recall, contact your doctor. Check if you have the products covered by the recall at home. If this is the case, throw it out or return it to the store where they were purchased.”

    The CFIA has stated that “food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, are not necessarily of alteration visible or smell suspicious, but can still make you sick”.

    Among the possible symptoms in people who consumed the contaminated food, include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and stiffness of the nape of the neck.

    Last Wednesday, the CFIA announced an initial recall of butter, another brand, St Laurent (UPC 0 62260 00454 9 and code 156 074), for the same reason.

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