Gold Coast brand Broccettes - Broccoli Florettes recalled due to E. coli O26
- Starting date:
- August 3, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning
- Microbiological - Other
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd.
- British Columbia
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, August 3, 2017 - Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. is recalling Gold Coast brand Broccettes - Broccoli Florettes from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O26 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
Food contaminated with E. coli O26 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.
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- View our detailed explanation of the food safety investigation and recall process
Who is affected
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
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.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Gold Coast||Broccettes - Broccoli Florettes||907 g||12 AU 2017||7 35844 00033 5|
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For more information
Gold Coast Packaging Inc. Customer Service
Tel: 800-600-4406 Monday-Friday, 7:00a.m. to 3:30p.m. (Pacific Time)
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.