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 - Corned Beef products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes
- Recall date:
- October 11, 2019
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Listeria
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Save On Foods
- Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Yukon
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, October 11, 2019 - Save on Foods is recalling certain corned beef products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC||Code(s) on Product|
|Save on Foods||Corned Beef – clerk served at deli counter||variable||Starts with 298230||Packed on 2019.SE.25 to 2019.OC.10 inclusively|
|Save on Foods||Corned Beef & Swiss Cheese Sandwich||1 unit||Starts with 281300||Packed on 2019.SE.25 to 2019.OC.10 inclusively|
What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have the 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 a consumer complaint. 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 the recalled products from the marketplace.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
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