Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

June 17, 2015 19:49 ET

Food Recall Warning: Papillon Brand Roquefort Cheese Recalled Due to a Toxin Produced by Staphylococcus Bacteria

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 17, 2015) -

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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.

The following products have been sold nationally.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes Information
Papillon Roquefort 100 g 3 177890 001008 All codes up to and including Best Before: 2015/SE/15

Papillon

Roquefort
Variable
(half wheels approximately 1.375 kg)
Starts with 2 999231 0 All codes up to and including Best Before: 2015.09.15 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.

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.

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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.

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Contact Information

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