Certain K&K Foodliner brand pork schnitzel products recalled due to E. coli O157:H7
- Starting date:
- May 2, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Updated Food Recall Warning
- Microbiological - E. coli O157:H7
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- K&K Foodliner
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Related AWRs
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, May 2, 2018 - The food recall warning issued on April 25, 2018 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.
K&K Foodliner is recalling certain pork schnitzel products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products 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 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.
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Who is affected
Alberta Health Services are investigating an outbreak of human illness. Please refer to the AHS Edmonton E. coli Outbreak Health Advisory for further details on this active outbreak investigation.
This recall was triggered by the E. coli O157:H7 foodborne outbreak investigation led by Alberta Health Services (AHS) and supported by the CFIA. The 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|
|K&K Foodliner||Pork Schnitzel||Variable||All products with "packed on" dates from 2018.FE.21 to 2018.AL.13, inclusively||Starts with 0 202546|
|K&K Foodliner||Pork Schnitzel – Breaded Italian Style||Variable||All products with "packed on" dates from 2018.FE.21 to 2018.AL.13, inclusively||Starts with 0 202548|
|K&K Foodliner||Pork Schnitzel – Breaded||Variable||All products with "packed on" dates from 2018.FE.21 to 2018.AL.13, inclusively||Starts with 0 202547|
|K&K Foodliner||Pork Schnitzel – Breaded Buffalo Style||Variable||All products with "packed on" dates from 2018.FE.21 to 2018.AL.13, inclusively||Starts with 0 202570|
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For more information
K&K Foodliner: Kevin Krause, General Manager – 780-893-2649
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.