Product Recall: Sunspun Bearpaw-shaped Beef Burgers Due to Potential Health Concern

BRAMPTON, ON, Oct. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) is asking the public not to consume frozen Sunspun Bearpaw-shaped Beef Burgers sold in 4.54 kg (40x4oz) package size, as it may be contaminated with E.coli O157:H7. The product is sold at select Loblaw banner stores across Canada.


Product UPC Size Affected Code
Frozen Sunspun
Bearpaw-shaped Beef
060383090524 4.54 kg
Best Before: 2014-02-24

Loblaw has removed the affected product from sale in stores. No consumer complaints or incidents have been reported to date.

The product was sold at:

  • Ontario: Loblaws®, nofrills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Your Independent Grocer®, Zehrs Markets®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Extra Foods®, Fortinos®, Freshmart®, AXEP® and Cash&Carry®

  • Atlantic: Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Cash&Carry®, Freshmart®, Red & White® and Save Easy®

  • Québec: Loblaws®, Maxi®, Presto/Club Entrepot® and Provigo®

  • West: Real Canadian Superstore®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Extra Foods®, nofrills®, Shop Easy®, SuperValu® and Westfair Independents

For a complete list of store information please visit:

There is an ongoing investigation by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

We sincerely apologize to our valued customers for any inconvenience or concern due to the unavailability of this product and its recall. The health and safety of our customers is paramount to us and we are committed to providing our customers with a clean and safe store environment and offering products that are produced, sourced and handled responsibly.

Customers can return the products to any of the above mentioned Loblaw banner stores in the provinces indicated where the customer service desk will provide a full refund (including without receipt) or contact customer service at 1-800-296-2332 and 




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SOURCE: Loblaw Companies Limited

For further information:

Customers please contact: 
Loblaw Customer Relations
1-800-296-2332 and

Media please contact:
Public Relations Department, Loblaw Companies Limited or (905) 459-2500

Canadian Food Inspection Agency
1-800-442-2342/TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday)

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