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Health Hazard Alert - Glatt's brand Beef Frankfurters Jumbo BBQ may contain Listeria monocytogenes

Recall / advisory date:
March 1, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
71664220 6018416 Canada Inc. (Glatt's Kosher Meat Prods)
Distribution:
Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
7020

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 1, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Glatt's Kosher Meat Products are warning the public not to consume the Glatt's brand Beef Frankfurters Jumbo BBQ described below because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The affected product, Glatt's brand Beef Frankfurters Jumbo BBQ, is sold in 375 g packages bearing UPC 0 55627 00203 6 and a Best Before date of 12AL21.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

The manufacturer, Glatt's Kosher Meat Products, Montreal, QC, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

More information

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with this bacteria may cause listeriosis, a foodborne illness. Listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Infected pregnant women may experience only a mild, flu-like illness, however, infections during pregnancy can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn, or even stillbirth.

For more information on foodborne pathogens, visit the Causes of Food Poisoning web page.

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

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