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Food recalls due to Listeria monocytogenes

02 October 2019

Public Health Advisory

Food recalls due to Listeria monocytogenes

The Department of Health is warning about a food recall issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination on the following products:

This recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the location where it was purchased.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms include vomiting, nausea, fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, Elders and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk.

For more information, contact the Canadian Food Inspection Agency at 1-800-442-2342 or visit www.inspection.gc.ca. Sign up for food recalls at http://inspection.gc.ca/english/util/listserv/listsube.shtml.

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Media Contact:

Alison Griffin
Manager of Communications
Department of Health
867-975-5749
agriffin@gov.nu.ca