Who ever knew?   Mississauga, Ontario is a rapidly growing, debt free suburb of Toronto with a population larger than Seattle.  Its known for its architectural excellence (Civic Center is pictured here).

As of yesterday, however, its known for something else: Mariposa Meats.   The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) yesterday warned the public not to consume Old Style brand Thin Sliced Honey Ham from Mariposa Meats because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Canada calls it a "Health Hazard Alert" and this one also brought a recall by the company.

The affected product, Old Style brand Thin Sliced Honey Ham is sold in 450 gram packages  bearing a Best Before date of 08NO17 (November 17, 2008) and UPC 6 28292 50001 7.

This product has been distributed exclusively in Price Chopper stores in Ontario.  No illness has yet been associated with the recall.

For from CFIA, go here.