Food Recall Warning - Haute Montagne brand raw milk cheese "Reblochon de Savoie (AOP) au lait cru" recalled due to E. coli O26

Recall date:
May 14, 2018
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - E. coli O26
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Les Dépendances
Distribution:
Alberta , British Columbia, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Consumer
Reference number:
12265

Recall details

Ottawa, May 14, 2018 - Les Dépendances is recalling Haute Montagne brand raw milk cheese "Reblochon de Savoie au lait cru" from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O26 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Haute Montagne Reblochon de Savoie (AOP) au lait cru 450 g550 g All lots starting with "8CR" 8 31014 00139 0

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 E. coli O26 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. 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 product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product in Canada.  However, there have been reported illnesses in France linked to this product.

More information

Les Dépendances: 1-888-266-4491

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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