Updated Food Recall Warning - Various brands of butter recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Recall date:
July 22, 2017
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Industry
Distribution:
Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail

Recall details

Ottawa, July 22, 2017 - The food recall warning issued on July 11, 2017 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Industry is recalling various brands of butter from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Quebec.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
St Laurent Butter 454 g All lots sold up to and
including July 22, 2017
0 62260 00454 9
St Laurent Light Butter 454 g All lots sold up to and
including July 22, 2017
0 62260 00456 3
Beurre du Lac Butter 454 g All lots sold up to and
including July 22, 2017
0 62260 00455 6
Perron Butter 454 g All lots sold up to and
including July 22, 2017
7 72622 72454 0
Nutrinor Butter 454 g All lots sold up to and
including July 22, 2017
0 65244 45827 7
Nutrinor Light Butter 454 g All lots sold up to and
including July 22, 2017
0 65244 15500 8

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

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.

Background

This recall was triggered by test results. The 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.

Illnesses

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

More information

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

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Media enquiries

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