USDA Sounds Alarm On Canadian Bacon Products

Law360, New York (August 15, 2011, 10:03 PM EDT) -- Canadian food conglomerate Aliments Prince SEC is recalling about 380,000 pounds of diced bacon products after tests showed they may be contaminated with potentially deadly bacteria, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday.

As part of routine testing in July, the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service found that a sample of cooked, diced bacon imported from Aliments Prince tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that can cause high fever, severe headaches and death.

The affected products are sold under the brand names of Napoli,...
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