NIAGARA – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Agropur are warning the public about a possible Listeria contamination in some cheese.
The Igor brand Gorgonzola Cheese described below has been voluntarily recalled by the manufacturer because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Also affected by this alert is the same product, which 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. This product was distributed in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and New Brunswick. However, it may have been distributed in other provinces.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
The importer, Agropur, St-Hubert, Quebec, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
All lot codes and Best Before dates of the following Igor brand Gorgonzola cheese, product of Italy, are affected by this alert.
For information, visit Health Canada HERE.
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