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Listeria Prompts Italian Cheese Recall

Wed, 07/17/2013 - 9:37am

OTTAWA (The Canadian Press) — An Italian-made cheese is being recalled because of possible Listeria contamination.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the Il Villaggio brand Gorgonzola Dolce cheese is sold in a 150-gram package with a best-before date of Oct. 15, 2013.

The agency says the product was distributed in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and Manitoba, and possibly sold across the country.

There have been no reported illnesses linkd to eating the cheese, which was imported by Agropur of Quebec.

Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria can cause fever, headache, neck stiffness and nausea.

The product's UPC code is 67400 01454 9.

 

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