Preventive recall of Québon milk from Montreal plant (Code AGRT 2889) dated November 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 2013

LONGUEUIL, QC, Oct. 24, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Agropur cooperative advises consumers not to consume the Québon brand white and chocolate milks produced at the Montreal plant (AGRT 2889) in all below indicated formats, with the November 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 2013 expiry dates.

These products do not meet Agropur's quality standards.

Although complaints have been filed and products have been consumed for a few days, there have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

The recalled products are the following:

Name of the product Québon White Milk
Brand Québon
Carton formats 150 ml, 200 ml, 473 ml, 1 litre, 2 litres
Bags formats 4 litres, 10 litres, 20 litres
Products Skim, 1%, 2%, 3.25%
Regions of distribution Montréal, Abitibi, Estrie, Lanaudière, Laurentides, Mauricie, Montérégie, La Tuque and Outaouais
Name of the product Québon Chocolate Milk
Brand Québon
Carton formats 200 ml, 473 ml
Products Chocolate Milk
Regions of distribution Montréal, Abitibi, Estrie, Lanaudière, Laurentides, Mauricie, Montérégie, La Tuque and Outaouais
Name of the product Québon White and Chocolate Milk
Brand Québon
Plastic formats 473 ml, 2 litres
Products Skim, 1%, 2%, 3.25%
Regions of distribution Province of Québec

Agropur asks consumers to return the products to their retailer for an exchange or refund.

Consumers can also call the Agropur, Division Natrel, consumer help line at: 1 800 501-1150, www.quebon.ca.

Agropur is sorry for the trouble and inconvenience this may cause.

Image with caption: "Milk attachment (CNW Group/Agropur)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131024_C7051_PHOTO_EN_32542.jpg

Image with caption: "Milk Carton (CNW Group/Agropur)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131024_C7051_PHOTO_EN_32544.jpg

SOURCE: Agropur

For further information:

Media Contact:

Marc Labelle
Director, PR and communications
Agropur cooperative
Telephone: 514 856-4946


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