Various Agropur Cooperative milk products may be unsafe due to the potential presence of harmful extraneous material

Starting date:
June 15, 2017
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Subcategory:
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Agropur Cooperative
Distribution:
British Columbia
Extent of the product distribution:
Consumer
CFIA reference number:
11483

Advisory details

Ottawa, June 15, 2017 - Agropur Cooperative (Est. 4415) is recalling Island Farms, Lucerne and Natrel brand milk products from the marketplace due to the potential presence of harmful extraneous material. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Who is affected

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Background

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 recalled product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Island Farms 1% Partly skimmed milk 2 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 0 57726 00203 0
Island Farms 1% Partly skimmed milk 4 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 0 57726 00139 2
Island Farms 2% Partly skimmed milk 2 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 0 57726 00202 3
Island Farms 2% Partly skimmed milk 4 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 0 57726 00119 4
Island Farms 1% Chocolate partly skimmed milk 1 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 0 57726 00166 8
Island Farms 3.25% Homogenized milk 2 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 0 57726 00201 1
Island Farms 3.25% Homogenized milk 4 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 0 57726 00109 5
Island Farms Skimmed milk 2 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 0 57726 00204 7
Island Farms Skimmed milk 4 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 0 57726 00129 3
Lucerne Skimmed milk 2 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 8 21954 07890 3
Lucerne 1% Partly skimmed milk 2 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 8 21954 07892 7
Lucerne 2% Partly skimmed milk 2 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 8 21954 07894 1
Lucerne 1% Chocolate partly skimmed milk 2 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 8 21954 07898 9
Lucerne 3.25% Homogenized milk 2 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 8 21954 07896 5
Natrel 1% Partly skimmed milk 4 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 0 64420 44115 7
Natrel 2% Partly skimmed milk 4 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 0 64420 44317 5
Natrel 1% Chocolate partly skimmed milk 1 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 0 64420 00199 3
Natrel 3.25% Homogenized milk 4 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 0 64420 44117 1
Natrel Skimmed milk 4 L All Best Before dates up to and including 2017 JL 03 4415 0 64420 44417 2

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Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

For more information

Agropur: Consumers service – 1-800-501-1150; Véronique Boileau - Vice President, Communications - 450-878-1844, veronique.boileau@agropur.com

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