The affected product, Country Morning brand Beef Burgers, is sold frozen, in a 2.27 kgpackage bearing the UPC 057316 086624 and one of the following codes: 12861 EST761, 22861 EST 761, 32861 EST 761 or 42861 EST 761.
There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of this product.
Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria may cause serious and potentially life-threatening illnesses. Symptoms include severe abdominal pain and bloody diarrhoea. Some people may have seizures or strokes and some may need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis. Others may live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.
The manufacturer, New Food Classics, 1122 International Blvd, Suite 601, Burlington, Ontario is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:
New Food Classics at 1-289-398-2009 during business hours, and at 1-647-627-8761 after hours.
CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).
For information on E. coli O157:H7, visit the Food Facts web page at:http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/concen/cause/ecolie.shtml
For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA‘s Food Recall Report at:http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.
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