Ottawa, September 18, 2015 - Safeway is recalling Flight of Cheese trays prepared in store at Safeway which may contain recalled Yanni and Gopi brand cheese products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below. This was distributed in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, and Saskatchewan
This recall applies to Flight of Cheese trays prepared in-store that may contain the following affected products; Yanni brand Hand-Braided String Cheese Olive Oil Garlic & Herbs, Yanni brand Hand-Braided String Cheese Original, and Gopi brand Paneer, purchased from Safeway on or before September 17th, 2015. Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased affected products should check with their Safeway store.
Code(s) on Product
Flight of Cheese (plastic wrapped on Styrofoam tray)
Any tray that may contain the affected cheese products:
Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.