Agropur Comté cheese recalled due to potential listeria contamination
Agropur Cooperative is recalling Agropur Import Collection brand Firm Ripened Comté Cheese from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)
Published Monday, November 13, 2017 2:15PM EST
A cheese recall has been issued due to concerns of possible listeria contamination.
The recall is for Agropur Import Collection's firm ripened comte cheese with best before dates up to and including February 9, 2018. The affected product is the 200 gram size.
The cheese is a product of France.
Listeria is a potentially deadly disease most often contracted from eating contaminated food. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness.
The cheese product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says there have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
-With files from The Canadian Press