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Recalls and Warnings CFIA RECALL:Papillon brand Roquefort cheese due to Staphylococcus bacteria

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Food Recall Warning - Papillon brand Roquefort cheese recalled due to a toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria

 

 

 

Recall date: June 17, 2015   Reason for recall: Microbiological - Staphylococcus aureus   Hazard classification: Class 2   Company / Firm: Saputo Inc.     Distribution: National   Extent of the distribution: Retail               Recall details

 

 

Ottawa, June 17, 2015 - Saputo Inc. is recalling Papillon brand Roquefort Cheese products from the marketplace because they may contain the toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

 

 

 

Recalled products

 

 

 

 

Brand Name:     Papillon

 

Common Name:     Roquefort

 

Size:     100 g

 

Code(s) on Product:  All codes up to and including Best Before: 2015/SE/15

 

UPC:     3 177890 001008

 

Additional Information:     none

 

           

Brand Name:     Papillon

 

Common Name:     Roquefort

 

Size:     Variable   (half wheels approximately 1.375 kg)

 

Code(s) on Product: All codes up to and including Best Before: 2015.09.15  

 

UPC:     Starts with 2 999231 0

 

Additional Information:    This product may have been sold in smaller packages, cut and wrapped by some retailers. Consumers are advised to contact the retailer to determine if they have the affected product.33333

 

        What you should do

 

 

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.

 

Food contaminated with Staphylococcus toxin may not look or smell spoiled. The toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria is not easily destroyed at normal cooking temperatures. Common symptoms of Staphylococcus poisoning are nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping and fever. In severe cases of illness, headache, muscle cramping and changes in blood pressure and pulse rate may occur.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Background

 

 

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) 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

 

 

Saputo Inc: 1-866-665-3070; email: consumer@saputo.com

 

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

 

 

 

 

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Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

 

 

 
Date modified: 2015-06-17        

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