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This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

Food Recall Warning - Certain Quality Fast Foods brand Sandwiches recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Recall date:
October 1, 2019
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
HQ Fine Foods
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
13248

Recall details

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.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Quality Fast Foods Deli Chicken Salad Sandwich White 188 g 0 58578 47537 9 Best Before
OC 03
OC 10
Quality Fast Foods Deli Roast Beef & Cheese Sandwich White 196 g 0 58578 47533 1 Best Before
OC 03
OC 10
Quality Fast Foods Deli Egg Salad Sandwich White 188 g 0 58578 47535 5 Best Before
OC 03
OC 10

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.

Background

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.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products but there have been illnesses associated with imported diced chicken.

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Public enquiries and media

Public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca
Media relations
Telephone: 613-773-6600
Email: cfia.media.acia@canada.ca
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