Food Recall Warning - Longo's brand Ontario Lean Ground Veal recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

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OTTAWA, April 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Inc. is recalling Longo's brand Ontario Lean Ground Veal from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product was sold from the Longo Brothers Fruit Market located at 5636 Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga, Ontario.

Recalled product

Brand

Product

Size

UPC

Codes

Longo's

Ontario Lean Ground Veal

Various

Starting with 203436

Best Before 17 AL 19

 

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.

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. 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.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

 

SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

For further information: Media enquiries: CFIA Media Relations, 613-773-6600

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