(ONTARIO) – The Canada Food Inspection Agency has notified us that certain milk products being sold in Ontario and Quebec have been recalled due to a chemical hazard.
That hazard is sanitizer. We have the details in our report below sourced from the Canada Food Inspection Agency.
Recall date: January 24, 2020
Reason for recall: Chemical
Company / Firm: Agropur Cooperative
Distribution: Ontario, Quebec
The extent of the distribution: Retail
Ottawa, January 24, 2020 – Agropur Cooperative is recalling certain milk products from the marketplace due to the presence of sanitizer. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
The following products have been sold in Ontario and Quebec.
What you should do
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 sanitizer residue may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of this product may cause symptoms such as nausea, upset stomach or vomiting. The affected products should not be consumed.
This recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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.
There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of these products.