Food Recall Warning - St. Jorge and Queijo São Jorge raw milk cheese recalled due to a toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria

Recall details

Class: 2

Reason for Recall: Microbiological - Staphylococcus aureus

Company / Firm: Portuguese Cheese Company Limited

Distribution: Ontario


Ottawa, October 16, 2015 - Portuguese Cheese Co. Ltd. is recalling St. Jorge and Queijo São Jorge raw milk cheese from the marketplace because they may contain the toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described.

 

The following products, imported from Portugal, have been sold in Ontario.

 

The Queijo São Jorge raw milk cheese may have been sold in smaller packages, cut and wrapped by some retailers. Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased affected products should check with their retailer.

Link to full CFIA details here