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Updated Food Recall Warning: Inverloch Cheddar Cheese Recalled Due to Listeria Monocytogenes

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov 21, 2015) - The food recall warning issued on November 20, 2015 has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Glen Echo Fine Foods is recalling Inverloch Cheddar Cheese imported from Scotland from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador and possibly other provinces.

Recalled products

Brand

Product

Size

UPC

Codes

Isle of Kintyre

Laird's Mustard
Mature Cheddar & Whole Grain Mustard

1 kg

5 060020 410338

10-03-16

Isle of Kintyre

Applesmoke Mature Cheddar

900 g

5 060020 410260

3-03-16

What you should do

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 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.

Background

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.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

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