Updated Food Recall Warning - Certain Ground and Tenderized Meat products recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

OTTAWA, May 11, 2017 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued on May 10, 2017 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Industry is recalling certain ground and tenderized meat products from the marketplace due to possible

E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products were sold from specific locations in Ontario. Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased affected products should check with their retailer.

Recalled products

 

Brand / Store / Location

Product

Size

UPC

Codes

Gino's Meats & Deli brand sold at Gino's Meat, 630 Aberdeen Avenue, Woodbridge

Ground Veal

Various

Various

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

Gino's Meats & Deli brand sold at Gino's Meat, 630 Aberdeen Avenue, Woodbridge

Ground Lamb

Various

Various

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

Kian Meat Shop Grocery, 684 Major MacKenzie E, Markham

Ground Veal

Various

None

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

Lucky Meats, 3737 Major MacKenzie, Maple

Veal Cutlets

(tenderized)

Various

Various

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

Lucky Meats, 3737 Major MacKenzie, Maple

Veal Scallopini

Various

Various

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

Lucky Meats, 3737 Major MacKenzie, Maple

Ground Beef

Various

Various

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

Lucky Meats, 3737 Major MacKenzie, Maple

Ground Veal

Various

Various

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

Lucky Meats, 3737 Major MacKenzie, Maple

Ground Lamb

Various

Various

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

Persia Meat, 8763 Bayview Avenue, Richmond Hill

Ground Veal

 

Various

Various

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

Persia Meat, 8763 Bayview Avenue, Richmond Hill

Ground Lamb

Various

Various

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

Ramuzian Meat Shop, 11005 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill

Ground Veal

 

Various

Various

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

Ramuzian Meat Shop, 11005 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill

Ground Lamb

Various

Various

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

Carville Food Centre, 361 Carville Road, Richmond Hill

Ground Veal

Various

None

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

Carville Food Centre, 361 Carville Road, Richmond Hill

Ground Lamb

Various

None

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

Sue's Meats,  205 Don Head Village Blvd, Richmond Hill

Ground Veal

 

Various

Various

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

Sue's Meats,  205 Don Head Village Blvd, Richmond Hill

Ground Lamb

Various

Various

Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017

 

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 a recall of fresh veal by Newmarket Meat Packers Limited.  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 products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

More information

 

SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

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

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