CFIA Recall of Cooked Shrimp from Loblaws 030218 BACTERIA

Food Recall Warning – Certain pre-packaged Cooked Shrimp (56/65 Shrimp per lb.) recalled due to potential presence of harmful bacteria

Recall date:
March 1, 2018
Reason for recall:
Hazard classification:
Company / Firm:
Loblaw Companies Limited
Extent of the distribution:

Recall details

Ottawa, March 1, 2018 – Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling certain pre-packaged Cooked Shrimp (56/65 Shrimp per lb.) from the marketplace due to the potential presence of raw shrimp, which may contain harmful bacteria. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below

The product was sold at the following Loblaw banner stores:

Ontario: Fortinos®, Independent®, Loblaws®, No Frills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Valu-Mart®, Wholesale Club®, Zehrs® and affiliated independent stores

Atlantic: Atlantic Superstore®, Dominion®, Independent®, No Frills®, Wholesale Club®, and affiliated independent stores

Québec: Club Entrepôt®, Maxi®, Maxi & Cie®, Provigo®, Provigole Marché® and affiliated independent stores

West: Extra Foods®, No Frills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Wholesale Club®, Independent® and affiliated independent stores

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
None – Loblaws Inc. Cooked Shrimp (56/65 Shrimp per lb.) – Pacific White Shrimp 300 g 2018 OC 20: PM AP 0 60249 00927 1

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.


This recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.


There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

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