Co-op breads recalled due to possible listeria contamination

Canada's Food Inspection Agency is warning shoppers about a recall on Co-op and Market Town Co-op brand bakery products due to possible listeria contamination.

Canada's Food Inspection Agency is warning shoppers about a recall on Co-op and Market Town Co-op brand bakery products due to possible listeria contamination. 

Affected stores are in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia and products include California Garlic Bread, Garlic/Cheese Bread and Pizza Bread. 

Federal Co-operatives is pulling the products from shelves, with consumers being warned that they should not eat any of the products on the recall list. 

What shoppers should do

Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were bought. 

According to the CFIA, food contaminated with listeria may not look or smell spoiled but can still make people sick. 

Symptoms include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. 

Pregnant women, elderly and those with weakened immune systems are at most risk. 

In severe cases, people may die.

Products on the recall list 

Brand NameCommon NameSizeCodeUPC
Co-opCalifornia Garlic BreadN/ABest Before up/incl
March 23/14
0 057316 130112
Co-opGarlic/Cheese Bread250 gBest Before up/incl
March 23/14
0 057316 073969
Co-opGarlic/Cheese Bread 2 Pk450 gBest Before up/incl
March 23/14
0 057316 146847

Market 
Town Co-op

Pizza Bread425 gBest Before up/incl
March 23/14
0 057316 040305