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This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

Food Recall Warning - Kirkland Signature brand Quinoa Salad sold from Costco in Ancaster, Ontario recalled due to reported illnesses

From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Recall date:
November 5, 2015
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Other
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd.
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Recall details

Ottawa, November 5, 2015 - Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. is recalling Kirkland Signature brand Quinoa Salad from the marketplace because of reported illnesses. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold from Costco located in Ancaster, Ontario between October 26 and November 3, 2015.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Kirkland Signature Quinoa Salad (Item/Art. 0273943) 1.070 kg 0 00002 73943 4 Packaged on:
15/OC/26 to 15/NO/03, inclusive

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to a Costco warehouse.


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 product from the marketplace.


There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

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