Western Creamery

December 04, 2009 19:42 ET

Western Creamery Precautionary Class 2 Cream Cheese Recall Update

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 4, 2009) - Western Creamery has identified that cream cheese from the original precautionary recall announced on December 2, 2009 was also distributed to retail stores in bulk. That product is also being removed from shelves as part of this precautionary recall.

Both recalls are class 2 recalls which, according to the CFIA, indicate the chance of any serious health problems is low in healthy populations. There have been no reported illnesses.

Products included in the December 2nd recall have a best before date of December 28, 2009. They are:

- 250 gram Western light cream cheese UPC 0 61641 00006 4
- 250 gram Western cream cheese UPC 0 61641 01550 1

No other Western Creamery products are affected by this recall. All of the company's other products produced before and after those produced with the best before date of December 28 have been tested. All tests indicated no Salmonella.

This precautionary recall was initiated after initial test results from one container of the product tested positive for Salmonella during a routine test.

About Western Creamery

For over sixty years, Western Creamery has been providing Ontario customers with high quality cultured dairy products. The company, located in Brampton and Downsview makes a variety of natural yogurts, cream cheese spreads, pressed cottage cheeses, and sour creams. The brand is committed to high quality and freshness. Western Creamery is a local, natural tradition.

Contact Information

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    Caroline Spivak