Certain Quality Fast Foods brand Sandwiches recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes
- Starting date:
- October 1, 2019
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning
- Microbiological - Listeria
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- HQ Fine Foods
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Related AWRs
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, October 1, 2019 - HQ Fine Foods is recalling sandwiches from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have the recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.
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Who is affected
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products but there have been illnesses associated with imported diced chicken.
This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) surveillance activities following an investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.
The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing the recalled products from the marketplace.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Quality Fast Foods||Deli Chicken Salad Sandwich White||188 g||
|0 58578 47537 9|
|Quality Fast Foods||Deli Roast Beef & Cheese Sandwich White||196 g||
|0 58578 47533 1|
|Quality Fast Foods||Deli Egg Salad Sandwich White||188 g||
|0 58578 47535 5|
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