Warning to the public – Notice not to consume smoked salmon sold by Lester’s Deli

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ), in collaboration with the Food Inspection Division of the City of Montreal and the company Lester’s Deli (Lester Delicatessen and smoked meat), located at 1057, rue Bernard Ouest, in Montreal, warns the population not to consume the product indicated in the table below, because it does not include the date “Best Before” which is required.
Product name: “Smoked salmon – smoked salmon”
Format: 225 gr
Target batch (packaging date): Units sold until June 25, 2020
The product which is the subject of this warning was offered for sale until June 25, 2020 inclusive, and only at the establishment designated above. The smoked salmon was sold refrigerated; it was wrapped in a transparent plastic bag with a black background. The product label includes the words “Smoked salmon – Smoked salmon – 225 gr”.
The operator voluntarily recalls the product in question. It has agreed with MAPAQ and the Food Inspection Division of the City of Montreal to disseminate this warning as a precautionary measure. People who have a unit of this product in their possession are advised not to consume it. They must either return it or discard it at the establishment where they purchased it. Even if the product concerned does not show any sign of deterioration or a suspicious odor, consuming it can represent a health risk. It should be noted that no case of illness associated with the consumption of this food has been reported to MAPAQ so far.