Cheese recalled for Listeria monocytogenes contamination
No illnesses have been reported to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Cahill's brand of Original Irish Porter Cheese has been recalled due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
The product produced by Tree of Life Canada ULC has been distributed in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and Québec.
No illnesses have been reported. The recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency testing.
Two specific items from the brand have been recalled:
- 2.27 kilogram size with UPC 00034463010160 with code 22-JA-13
- 200 gram size with UPC 00034463016056 with code 21-DE-13
The cheese is sold in multiple locations across the country. However, the scope of this recall is batch specific, the company told CBC News.
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms include fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea.
In particular, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are at risk.
Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the retailer.
<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CFIArecall?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#CFIArecall</a> Food Recall Warning (Listeria monocytogenes) – Cahill's brand Original Irish Porter Cheese <a href="https://t.co/UIHO1sduKc">https://t.co/UIHO1sduKc</a>—@InspectionCan