OTTAWA, June 16 (UPI) — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced the recall of Lester’s-brand “Montreal Smoked Meat” because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The CFIA said Lester Foods Ltd. of Laval, Quebec, reported the affected product displays a “Best Before” date between “10JL16″ (July 16, 2010) and “10JL24″ (July 24, 2010).
The recalled smoked meat was distributed in Ontario, Quebec and Canada’s Atlantic provinces.
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can cause listeriosis, a foodborne illness.
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