Canadian Food Inspection Agency



Canadian Food Inspection Agency

February 25, 2014 02:24 ET

Food Recall Warning: Sun Valley and Castle Brand Shredded Cheese Products Recalled Due to Listeria

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb 25, 2014) - Castle Cheese Inc. is recalling Sun Valley and Castle brand shredded cheese products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in British Columbia.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Packed for Sun Valley Fresh Foods Shredded Dairy Product made with Parmesan 80 g None Best Before 15JA28
Castle Brand Shredded Dairy Product made with Cheddar Cheese 2.27 kg 87454900060012 Best Before 14JL28
Sold at:
The Grocery People
945 Laval Crescent
Kamloops, BC

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.

- Learn more about the health risks at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/fact-sheets/food-poisoning/eng/1331151916451/1331152055552

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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.

Illnesses

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

More information

- CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

Contact Information

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