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Food Recall Warning - Gloria's brand and Lunch Box Roast beef sandwich products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Recall date:
July 4, 2015
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
HQ Fine Foods
Alberta , British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
Retail, Warehouse
Reference number:

Recall details

Ottawa, July 4, 2015 - HQ Fine Foods is recalling Gloria's brand and Lunch Box Roast beef sandwich products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Additional Info
None Lunch Box Roast Beef and Cheddar Cheese Sub with Creamy Coleslaw 244 g Best Before
15JL13 and 15JL16
0 24904 47530 6
Gloria's Roast Beef Sandwich 166 g Best Before
0 24904 38574 2
Oven Pride Kitchen Beef Swiss Baguette Sub 178 g AU14 0 56040 68652 0 Distributed to warehouse level only
Oven Pride Kitchen Roast Beef Submarine 278 g AU14 0 24683 99105 9 Distributed to warehouse level only
Hygaard Philly Steak Sub 225 g AU16 0 65504 49497 7 Distributed to warehouse level only
Quality Fast Foods Shaved Beef Dijon Sub 264 g AU08, AU14 0 58578 37171 8 Distributed to warehouse level only

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.


This recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.


There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

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