December 18, 2008

Canada recalls Old Style-brand products

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people not to eat Old Style-brand pork loin chops or chicken breasts due to possible contamination.

The CFIA said Old Style Smoked Pork Loin Chops and Old Style Thin Sliced Chicken Breasts might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that can cause the food borne illness listeriosis.

The chops bearing UPC 6 28292 800045 2 display a Best Before date of "09JA23, while the chicken breasts bear UPC 6 28292 50002 4 and a Best Before date of "09JA16." Both products were distributed in Ontario.

Consumers seeking more information can contact the manufacturer, Mariposa Meats of Mississauga, Ontario, at 905-855-8111.