Certain extra lean ground beef products recalled due to E. coli O157
- Starting date:
- June 29, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning
- Microbiological - E. coli O157
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- The Butcher's Blend
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, June 29, 2018 - The Butcher's Blend is recalling certain extra lean ground beef products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157 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 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
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) inspection activities. 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|
|None||Extra Lean Ground Beef||Approx. 1 lb||None – Sold by The Butcher's Blend at the Western Fair District Farmer's Market on June 16, 2018||None|
|Mitchell's Butcher's Blend / Old East Village Grocer||Extra Lean Ground Beef||Approx. 1 lb||Best Before JUN 23/18||Starts with 0 200150|
|Mitchell's Butcher's Blend / Old East Village Grocer||Extra Lean Ground Beef||Approx. ½ lb||Best Before JUN 23/18||Starts with 0 200150|
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- CFIA Media Relations
For more information
The Butcher's Blend: Mitchell Carter, 519-754-2476
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
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