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Cheese Recalled in Alberta for Possible Listeria Contamination

The Meat Shoppe Inc. is recalling a variety of cheese products sold in Alberta due to the risk of Listeria contamination.  The recall includes both shredded cheddar and shredded mozzarella cheeses.

Recalled products include:

Shredded cheddar cheese

  • Various product sizes
  • UPC codes beginning with 200923
  • Packed between Jan. 8 and March 3, 2014

Shredded mozzarella cheese

  • Various product sizes
  • UPC codes beginning with 200922
  • Packed between Jan. 8 and March 3, 2014

Consumers should dispose of these items.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says that exposure to Listeria may result in vomiting, nausea, fever, muscle aches and severe headaches. Expectant mothers, unborn children, and the elderly are particularly at risk.

For more information about the recall, visit CFIA – Food Recall Warning.

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