Product Recall: Suraj Garlic Powder Due to Potential Health Concern

BRAMPTON, ON, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - , Nov. 19, 2013 - Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) is asking the public not to consume Suraj Garlic Powder sold in 400g size, as it may be contaminated with salmonella. The product is sold at Loblaw banner stores across Canada.


Product UPC Size Affected Code
Suraj Garlic Powder 057197372380 400g Best Before: 2015 AL 22

Loblaw has removed the affected product from sale in stores. No consumer complaints or incidents have been reported to date.

The product was sold at:

  • Ontario: Loblaws®, nofrills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Your Independent Grocer®, Zehrs Markets®, Valu-mart®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Extra Foods®, Fortinos®, Freshmart® and AXEP affiliated
  • Atlantic: Atlantic Superstore®, Save Easy®, nofrills® and Dominion (in Newfoundland only)
  • Québec: Loblaws®, Maxi®, Maxi® & Cie, Presto/Club Entrepot®, Provigo® Le Marché and Provigo®
  • West: Real Canadian Superstore®, nofrills®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Extra Foods®, nofrills®, Shop Easy®, SuperValu® and Your Independent Grocer®

For a complete list of store information please visit:

We sincerely apologize to our valued customers for any inconvenience or concern due to the unavailability of this product and its recall. The health and safety of our customers is paramount to us and we are committed to providing our customers with a clean and safe store environment and offering products that are produced, sourced and handled responsibly.

Customers can return the products to any of the above mentioned Loblaw banner stores in the provinces indicated where the customer service desk will provide a full refund (including without receipt) or contact customer service at 1-888-495-5111 and

SOURCE: Loblaw Companies Limited

For further information:

Customers please contact: 
Loblaw Customer Relations
1-888-495-5111 and

Media please contact:
Public Relations Department, Loblaw Companies Limited or (905) 459-2500

Canadian Food Inspection Agency
1-800-442-2342/TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday)

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