Certain pre-packaged Cooked Shrimp (56/65 Shrimp per lb.) recalled due to potential presence of harmful bacteria

Starting date:
March 1, 2018
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Subcategory:
Other
Hazard classification:
Class 3
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Loblaw Companies Limited
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12081

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 1, 2018 - Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling certain pre-packaged Cooked Shrimp (56/65 Shrimp per lb.) from the marketplace due to the potential presence of raw shrimp, which may contain harmful bacteria. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below

The product was sold at the following Loblaw banner stores:

Ontario: Fortinos®, Independent®, Loblaws®, No Frills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Valu-Mart®, Wholesale Club®, Zehrs® and affiliated independent stores

Atlantic: Atlantic Superstore®, Dominion®, Independent®, No Frills®, Wholesale Club®, and affiliated independent stores

Québec: Club Entrepôt®, Maxi®, Maxi & Cie®, Provigo®, Provigo le Marché® and affiliated independent stores

West: Extra Foods®, No Frills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Wholesale Club®, Independent® and affiliated independent stores

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 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 this product.

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
None – Loblaws Inc. Cooked Shrimp (56/65 Shrimp per lb.) – Pacific White Shrimp 300 g 2018 OC 20: PM AP 0 60249 00927 1

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Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

For more information

Loblaw Companies Limited: Customer service - www.loblaws.ca/contactus or 1-800-296-2332

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