Affected products may include roast pork, cooked turkey breast, ham and seasoned roast beef with best-before dates up to, and including Aug. 10, 2010 (10AU10).
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products, which are known to have been distributed in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia.
Although food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled, eating it may cause listeriosis, a foodborne illness, with symptoms of high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk.
The manufacturer, Dats Déli Européen Inc., Montreal, Que., is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace, while the CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
For the full list of recalled products, click here.