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Notification - Preventive Recall of Québon Milk from Montreal Plant (Code AGRT 2889)
Dated November 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 2013

Recall / advisory date:
October 25, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Other
Hazard classification:
Class 3
Company / Firm:
Agropur
Distribution:
Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8466

Advisory details

Ottawa, October 25, 2013 - The following alert was transmitted by Agropur Cooperative to news media on October 24, 2013.

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Longueuil, October 24, 2013 – Agropur cooperative advises consumers not to consume the Québon brand white and chocolate milks produced at the Montreal plant (AGRT 2889) in all below indicated formats, with the November 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 2013 expiry dates.

These products do not meet Agropur's quality standards.

Although complaints have been filed and products have been consumed for a few days, there have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Agropur asks consumers to return the products to their retailer for an exchange or refund.

Consumers can also call the Agropur, Division Natrel, consumer help line at: 1-800-501-1150, www.quebon.ca.

Agropur is sorry for the trouble and inconvenience this may cause.

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Media Contact:

Marc Labelle
Director, PR and communications
Agropur cooperative
Telephone: 514-856-4946

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The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Additional Info
Québon Québon White Milk Carton formats
150 ml,
200 ml,
473 ml,
1 litre,
2 litres

Bags formats
4 litres,
10 litres
20 litres

Products
Skim, 1%, 2%, 3.25%

Regions of distribution
Montréal, Abitibi, Estrie, Lanaudière, Laurentides, Mauricie, Montérégie, La Tuque and Outaouais

Québon Québon Chocolate Milk Carton formats
200 ml,
473 ml
Products
Chocolate Milk

Regions of distribution
Montréal, Abitibi, Estrie, Lanaudière, Laurentides, Mauricie, Montérégie, La Tuque and Outaouais

Québon Québon White and Chocolate Milk Plastic formats
473 ml,
2 litres
Products
Skim, 1%, 2%, 3.25%

Regions of distribution
Province of Québec

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