Oakridge Calgary Co-op Victim of Product Tampering

CALGARY, Jan. 18 /CNW/ - Today, Calgary Co-op Oakridge Centre on Southland Drive and 24th Street SW, Calgary, was the victim of a product tampering incident. As a result, Calgary Co-op has contacted the police and initiated a criminal investigation, and has notified the appropriate health authorities and is working closely with those authorities on the situation. Calgary Co-op has temporarily closed its Oakridge Centre as a precautionary measure and is conducting a complete inspection of its premises.

Further, Calgary Co-op is initiating a voluntary recall of its bulk bakery products, bulk food items and packaged cheeses, which may contain small metal objects. To the best of Calgary Co-op's knowledge, these are the only products tampered with and Calgary Co-op will let the public know as soon as possible if it discovers any other concerns. Customers who may have purchased any of these items since Friday, January 15 at the Oakridge Centre are asked to return them to the Oakridge Calgary Co-op on Southland Drive and 24th Street SW for a full refund.

Calgary Co-op wants to assure its members and customers that it is taking this matter very seriously. Our number one priority is the safety of our food, our customers and employees.

This recall affects products purchased from the Oakridge Centre only.

SOURCE Calgary Co-Operative Association Limited (Calgary Co-op)

For further information: For further information: Donna Burn, Vice President, Member and Public Relations, Calgary Co-operative Association Limited, Phone: (403) 219-6025, ext. 6278, Cell: (403) 816-7419; Sarah Boutron, Manager, Communications, Member and Public Relations, Calgary Co-operative Association Limited, Phone: (403) 219-6025, ext. 6105, Cell: (403) 660-7197

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