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2011-07-02

Recall - "Grab & Go" & "Sub Delicious" brand baked goods & ready-made sandwiches (Listeria risk)

The following recall notice is from HSW:

Event Hightlights
Event update - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and King's Processing Ltd., (Establishment number 514) Alberton, PEI, are warning the public not to consume a variety of sandwich products described here because these products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Affected products include a variety of Grab & Go and Sub Delicious brand sandwiches, subs, wraps, burgers, breakfast muffins & bagels. See HSW Product Details tab for specifics on the affected items.

These products are known to have been distributed in Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador.

The management of Circle K stores has recalled all of its Grab & Go products (sandwiches, bagels, wraps, and subs) from all of its branches in Prince Edward IslandNew Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. While the CFIA alert states that it is Circle K brand products that may be contaminated, it is in fact Grab & Go brand products distributed by Circle K that are affected. Fresh sandwiches bearing the Circle K label are in no way affected by the CFIA alert 
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria may cause listeriosis, a foodborne illness. SeeHazard Details tab for more information.

The manufacturer, King's Processing Ltd., Alberton, PEI is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
For more information, consumers and industry can call 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).
Note: This is a CFIA Class I recall (High risk): The CFIA will request a Class I recall for a food product when there is a high risk that eating or drinking that product will lead to serious health problems or death. The CFIA issues a public warning for all Class I recall when the product is available for sale or could be in the consumer’s home.

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