Ottawa, October 4, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Direct Plus Food Group, a division of Premium Brands Operating Limited Partnership, are warning the public not to consume the Grimm's Fine Foods brand Pizza Pack described below because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
This product was sold at the following two stores:
Pemberton Valley Supermarket, Pemberton, British Columbia
Three Hills IGA, Three Hills, Alberta
There has been no reported illness associated with the consumption of this product.
The manufacturer, Freybe Gourmet Foods Ltd., Langley, BC, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
Grimm's Fine Foods
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Best Before Date
2013 OCT 11
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.