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Food Recall Warning - The Farm La Granja brand Queso ranchero fresco recalled due to E. coli O157:H7
- Recall date:
- October 9, 2018
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - E. coli O157:H7
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- La Granja Foods
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, October 9, 2018 - La Granja Foods is recalling The Farm La Granja brand Queso ranchero fresco from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC||Code(s) on Product|
|The Farm La Granja||Queso ranchero fresco||1 lb||None||All Best Before Dates up to and including November 15, 2018|
What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.
This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. 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 recalled product from the marketplace.
There have been reported illnesses that may be associated with the consumption of this product.
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