CFIA Recalls Glatt’s Ground Beef and Ground Veal for E. coli Contamination

Certain GLATT’S brand GROUND BEEF and GROUND VEAL products may contain E. coli O157:H7 bacteria

OTTAWA, September 1, 2012 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Continental Strictly Kosher Meat, Poultry & Delicatessen Products (Establishment 29) are warning the public not to consume the ground beef and ground veal products described below because the products may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

The following Glatt’s brand products are affected by this alert:

Lean ground veal
Lean ground beef
Medium ground beef
Medium ground beef Club Pack

These Glatt’s products were sold at various weights at the following locations in Quebec:

Retailer location Pack date Lot Code UPC
IGA #8111 at
5800 Cavendish Boulevard, Côte Saint-Luc
27 août 12 22812 Starting with 291851 or 221814
Kosher Quality Bakery at
5855 Victoria Ave., Montreal
27 août 12 22812 Starting with 200201, 200843 or 200200
IGA #108 at
7151 Chemin de la Côte Saint-Luc, Côte Saint-Luc
27 août 12 22812 Starting with 200032, 200022 or 200071
Alimentation Marcel Picard at
13057 Gouin Boulevard, Pierrefonds, Montreal
27 août 12 22812 Unknown
IGA #8522
at 4885 Avenue Van Horne, Montreal
27 août 12 22812 Unknown

Consumers are advised to contact the retailers if you are unsure as to whether you have the affected beef products stored in your home freezer.

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

Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria my 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, Continental Strictly Kosher Meat, Poultry & Delicatessen Products, Ville Mont-Royal, QC is voluntarily recalling the affected products 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:

Continental Strictly Kosher Meat, Poultry & Delicatessen Products at 514-522-1196

The 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).

 

IGA #8111 at 5800 Cavendish Boulevard, Côte Saint-Luc

Glatt's lean ground beef - IGA #8111
Glatt’s lean ground beef
Glatt's medium ground beef - IGA #8111
Glatt’s medium ground beef

Kosher Quality Bakery at 5855 Victoria Ave., Montreal

Glatt's lean ground veal
Glatt’s lean ground veal
Glatt's lean ground beef - Kosher Quality Bakery
Glatt’s lean ground beef
Glatt's medium ground beef - Kosher Quality Bakery
Glatt’s medium ground beef

 

IGA #108 at 7151 Chemin de la Côte Saint-Luc, Côte Saint-Luc

Glatt's lean ground veal - IGA#108
Glatt’s lean ground veal
Glatt's lean ground beef - IGA #108
Glatt’s lean ground beef
Glatt's medium ground beef - IGA #108
Glatt’s medium ground beef

 

Alimentation Marcel Picard at 13057 Gouin Boulevard, Pierrefonds, Montreal

Glatt's medium ground beef - Alimentation Marcel Picard
Glatt’s medium ground beef
Glatt's medium ground beef Club Pack - Alimentation Marcel Picard
Glatt’s medium ground beef Club Pack

IGA #8522 at 4885 Avenue Van Horne, Montreal

Glatt's lean ground veal - IGA #8522
Glatt’s lean ground veal
Glatt's lean ground beef - IGA #8522
Glatt’s lean ground beef
Glatt's medium ground beef - IGA #8522
Glatt’s medium ground beef

 

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