Food Recall: Meddo Belle and Okanagan's Choice Cheese Brands

Food Recall: Meddo Belle and Okanagan’s Choice Cheese Brands

Meddo Belle and Okanagan’s Choice Cheese brands shredded cheese products recalled due to Listeria.

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Recall details

Ottawa, March 17, 2014 – Castle Cheese Inc. is recalling Meddo Belle and Okanagan’s Choice Cheese brands shredded cheese products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Alberta, British Columbia, and may have also been distributed in other provinces.

What you should do

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 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.

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Meddo Belle Crumbled Feta Cheese 200 g Best Before 14 DE 13 0 62608 13907 0
Okanagan’s Choice Cheese Chipped Parmesan Cheese 175 g Best Before 14 DE 31 0 59756 07314 1
Okanagan’s Choice Cheese Shredded Parmesan Cheese 175 g Best Before 14 DE 31 0 59756 07210 6

Lina Zussino

Lina Zussino, is a co-founder of Grocery Alerts Canada. GroceryAlerts.ca encourages real whole foods cooking while helping Canadians save money with grocery deals and coupons.

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