Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

July 28, 2014 20:48 ET

Food Recall Warning: La Fromagerie Hamel brand "St-Felicien lait cru France (Rhone-Alpes)" Cheese Recalled Due to E. coli O26:H11

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 28, 2014) -

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La Fromagerie Hamel is recalling La fromagerie Hamel brand "St-Felicien lait cru France (Rhone-Alpes)" cheese from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O26:H11 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold in Quebec.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
La fromagerie Hamel "St-Felicien lait cru
France (Rhone-Alpes)"
180 g none 11772104
Best Before 19/08/2014

What you should do

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

Food contaminated with E. coli O26:H11 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

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Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. 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 this product.

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Contact Information

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