ACIA/Health Hazard Alert: Certain Fromagerie Bergeron Brand Cheese Products May Contain Harmful Pieces of Metal Wire
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 5, 2012) -
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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Fromagerie Bergeron Inc. are warning the public not to consume the cheese products described below because they may contain harmful pieces of metal wire.
The following Fromagerie Bergeron brand cheese products are affected by this alert:
|Product||Size||UPC||Lot||Best Before date|
|Brins de Gouda||100 g||0 62036 10100 7||12-0687||2012 MA 18|
|Brins de Gouda||180 g||0 62036 02060 5||12-0687||2012 MA 18|
|Brins de Gouda||230 g||0 62036 10230 1||12-0687||2012 MA 18|
|Brins de Gouda||260 g||0 62036 02065 0||12-0687||2012 MA 18|
|Brins de Gouda||300 g||0 62036 10300 1||12-0687||2012 MA 18|
|Brins de Gouda||500 g||0 62036 20050 6||12-0687||2012 MA 18|
|Le Populaire||335 g||0 62036 20335 0||12-687||2012 AU 03|
These products have been distributed in Quebec.
There have been no reported injuries associated with the consumption of these products.
The manufacturer, Fromagerie Bergeron Inc., Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Quebec, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:
Fromagerie Bergeron Inc. at 418-886-2234; or
CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).
For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.
To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.
CFIA Media Relations