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 Basics banners.
SOURCE: METRO INC.
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Senior Director, Corporate Affairs