Won’t say how many are sick or with what: Quinoa Salad source of illness in Canada

Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. is recalling Kirkland Signature brand Quinoa Salad from the marketplace because of reported illnesses. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

quinoa.salad.cfiaThe following product has been sold from Costco located in Ancaster, Ontario between October 26 and November 3, 2015.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Kirkland Signature Quinoa Salad (Item/Art. 0273943) 1.070 kg Packaged on:
15/OC/26 to 15/NO/03, inclusive
0 00002 73943 4

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to a Costco warehouse.


This recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.


There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

Costco warehouse in Ancaster: 905-304-0344