Food Recall Warning - Lafleur brand Original Wieners recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes
- Recall date:
- November 25, 2019
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Listeria
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Olymel S.E.C. / L.P.
- Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, November 25, 2019 - Olymel S.E.C. / L.P. is recalling Lafleur brand Original Wieners from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
The following product has been sold in Quebec, Ontario and the Northwest Territories.
|Lafleur||Original Wieners||450 g||0 65305 02201 0||Best Before
2020 JA 15
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 product 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 the recalled products from the marketplace.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
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Public enquiries and media
- Company information
- OLYMEL S.E.C./L.P.: Richard Vigneault, 514-497-1385
- Public enquiries
- Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
- Media relations
- Telephone: 613-773-6600
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