Good Boucher brand Lean Ground Beef may be unsafe due to E. coli O157:H7

Starting date:
March 18, 2018
Type of communication:
Advisory
Alert sub-type:
Food Safety Warning
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Goodfood Market Corp.
Distribution:
Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Consumer
CFIA reference number:
12121

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 18, 2018 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the products described below due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

What you should do

Check to see if you have the products in your home. If the products are in your home, do not consume them.

Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 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.

Who is affected

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Background

This warning was triggered by CFIA test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of these or other products. If products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through a Food Recall Warning.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Good Boucher Lean Ground Beef 285 g Lot: 18-03-07
Best before: 2018-03-21
None
Good Boucher Lean Ground Beef 510 g Lot: 18-03-05
Best before: 2018-03-19
None
Good Boucher Lean Ground Beef 510 g Lot: 18-03-07
Best before: 2018-03-21
None

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