Food Recall Warning – Igor brand Gorgonzola mild ripened blue-veined cheese recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes.

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Summary

  • Brand(s): Igor
  • Product: Gorgonzola mild ripened blue-veined cheese
  • Companies: Jan K. Overweel Limited
  • Issue: Food – Microbial contamination – Listeria
  • Category: Dairy
  • What to do: Do not consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute recalled products
  • Audience: General public
  • Recall class: Class 1

Affected products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Igor Gorgonzola mild ripened
blue-veined cheese
350 g 8 021398 400069 Best Before:

2023/FE/01

L.: 2777001

Issue

The affected product is being recalled from the marketplace due to possible Listeria contamination.

The recalled product has been sold in Ontario and Quebec.

What you should do

  • Contact your healthcare provider if you become sick from consuming a recalled product.
  • Check to see if you have recalled products.
  • Do not consume, serve, use, sell, or distribute recalled products
  • Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location 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.

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Background

This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency test results.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

What is being done

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products.

The CFIA is verifying that the industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.

SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

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