MONTREAL, Sept. 29, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of the ongoing voluntary
recall of XL Foods Inc. beef products, Metro is informing and
reassuring its customers that it has removed all XL Foods Inc. beef
products covered by the recall from its shelves. Moreover, as of
September 29th, at the opening of our stores, there are no XL Foods
Inc. beef products what so ever on our shelves. This measure applies to
all Metro stores in Quebec and Ontario: Metro, Metro Plus, Super C,
Marché Richelieu and Food Basics.
Food safety is Metro's top priority. The company is aware of its
obligations and is committed to maintaining customer confidence.
With annual sales of over $11 billion and over 65,000 employees, Metro
Inc. is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Québec and
Ontario, where it operates a network of more than 600 food stores under
several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics,
as well as over 250 drugstores under the Brunet, The Pharmacy and Drug
SOURCE: METRO INC.
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Source : Metro inc.
Senior Director, Corporate Affairs