Les Fromages Latino Inc. is recalling various brands of cheese because of Staphylococcus aureus contamination.

According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the recalled products were distributed in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, Canada.

About Staphylococcus aureus
Staphylococcus aureus is a bacterium that usually causes rapid food poisoning symptoms, including nausea, vomiting, retching, abdominal cramping, and prostration. In more severe cases, headache, muscle cramping and transient changes in blood pressure and pulse may occur. Recovery generally takes two days, and everyone is susceptible. While it is rare, some people have died from such infections, particularly the elderly, infants, and those who were severely debilitated.

Recalled products:

Rumba – Queso Campesino Country Cheese

  • Size – 200 g
  • Codes – OT no. CA140524, Packed on: 24/MA/17, Best Before: 24/JL/16
  • UPC – None

Rumba – Asadero Mexican Style Cheese

  • Size – 200 g
  • Codes – LOT no. CA140524, Packed on: 24/MA/17, Best before: 2024/JL/16
  • UPC – 8 91911 00125 1

Rumba – Queso Fresco Fresco Cheese

  • Size – 400 g
  • Codes – Lot: QF140524, Packed on: 24/MA/15, Best before: 2024/JL/14
  • UPC – None

Rumba – Campesino

  • Size – 6 kg
  • Codes – LOT no. : CA140524, Packed on: 24/MA/17, Best before : 2024/JL/16
  • UPC – None

Rumba – Asadero

  • Size – 6 kg
  • Codes – LOT no. : CA140524, Packaged: 24/MA/17, Best before: 2024/JL/16
  • UPC – None

Sabana – Queso Fresco Grilling Cheese

  • Size – 200 g
  • Codes – Lot: CAE140524, Packed on: 2024/MA/16, B B: 2024/AU/14
  • UPC – 627 843 776 413

Sombrero – Asadero Grilling Cheese

  • Size – 200g
  • Codes – LOT no. : CA140524, Packed on: 24/MA/17, Best Before: 24/JL/16
  • UPC – 628204378260

Consumers and retailers should not use, sell, serve or distribute the affected products.

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