Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

June 22, 2016 23:37 ET

Food Recall Warning: Choices' Own Brand Deli Products Containing Green Peas Recalled Due to Listeria Monocytogenes

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 22, 2016) - Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/28QRBMr

Choices Markets is recalling Choices' Own brand deli products containing green peas from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold at Choices Markets locations in British Columbia.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Choices' Own Extra Lean Grass Fed Beef Shepherd's Pie 500 g 0 234502 007995 All best before dates from 16.MA.01 up to and including 16.JN.16
Choices' Own Shepherd's Pie Family Size 1 kg 0 235908 013993
All best before dates from 16.MA.01 up to and including 16.JN.16
Choices' Own Moroccan Chickpea Salad Variable Starts with 0 234343 All best before dates from 16.AL.29 up to and including 16.JN.17
Choices' Own Chicken Coconut Curry 475 g 0 235229 006995 All best before dates from 16.AL.25 up to and including 16.JN.18

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

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.

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Background

This recall was triggered 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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