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Food Recall - Jensen Cheese brand Old Cheddar Cheese

Web posted on February 11, 2014

Ottawa, February 10, 2014 - A.M. Jensen Ltd. is recalling Jensen Cheese brand Old Cheddar Cheese (white) from the marketplace due to possible Listeria contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The affected product, Jensen Cheese brand Old Cheddar Cheese (white), was sold in variable weight packages at the following retail locations in Ontario during the periods shown below.

Retail LocationAddressDates sold
Cousin's Market1215 Hurontario Street, MississaugaJan 30 Feb 7, inclusive
Marilu's Market4025 New Street, BurlingtonJan 16 Feb 7, inclusive
Pusateri's Fine Foods2901 Bayview Avenue, TorontoJan 28 Feb 7, inclusive
Pusateri's Fine Foods57 Yorkville Avenue, TorontoFeb 4 7, inclusive
Valeriote's Market204 Yorkshire Road N, GuelphJan 24 Feb 7, inclusive
Fiesta Farms200 Christie Street, TorontoJan 29 Feb 7, inclusive
Harvest Wagon1103 Yonge Street, TorontoJan 21 Feb 7, inclusive
Locke Street Meats &Deli205 Locke Street S, HamiltonJan 16 Feb 7, inclusive
Market Fresh10 Paisley Street, GuelphJan 31 Feb 7, inclusive
Picone Fine Food34 King Street W, DundasJan 16 Feb 7, inclusive
The Mustard Seed460 York Blvd, HamiltonJan 23 Feb 7, inclusive
Whole Foods Market - Yorkville87 Avenue Road, YorkvilleJan 21 Feb 7, inclusive

Some product packages may not bear a code or indicate the Jensen Cheese brand name. This product may also have been sold clerk-served from deli counters with or without a label or coding. Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased the affected product are advised to contact their retailer.

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

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Brand nameCommon nameSizeCode(s) on productUPC
Jensen CheeseOld Cheddar Cheese (white)Various2313.197, 2313.297.
Some retailers listed below may have applied a different code.
Various or None

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. 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.

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.


For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report

Visit our website to find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at www.healthycanadians.gc.ca

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