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Various GROUND BEEF Products May Contain E. coliO157:H7 Bacteria

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Various GROUND BEEF Products May Contain E. coliO157:H7 BacteriaE. coli in Various Ground Beef Products
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List of Recalled ProductsOTTAWA, September 17, 2012 – The public warning issued on September 16, 2012 has been expanded to include additional ground beef products. Previously identified products included in this recall can be found on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/recalls.

The CFIA is warning the public, distributors and food service establishments not to consume, sell, or serve the ground beef products described below because the products may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

The following products, made from beef voluntarily recalled by XL Foods (Est. 38), are affected by this alert:

BrandProductSizeUPCCodes / DatesDistributionPrepared for Loblaws Inc.Regular Ground BeefVariable WeightStarts with
210658Est 700
2241 up to and including 2257AB, BC, MB, SK, ONPrepared for Loblaws Inc.Regular Ground Beef Club PackVariable WeightStarts with
210659Est 700
2241 up to and including 2257Prepared for Loblaws Inc.Lean Ground BeefVariable WeightStarts with
213028Est 700
2241 up to and including 2257Prepared for Loblaws Inc.Lean Ground Beef Club PackVariable WeightStarts with
213027Est 700
2241 up to and including 2257Prepared for Loblaws Inc.Extra Lean Ground BeefVariable WeightStarts with
213029Est 700
2241 up to and including 2257Prepared for Loblaws Inc.Extra Lean Ground Beef Club PackVariable WeightStarts with
214322Est 700
2241 up to and including 2257Prepared for Loblaws Inc.Lean Ground SirloinVariable WeightStarts with
219700Est 700
2241 up to and including 2257Prepared for Loblaws Inc.Pork and Beef SausageVariable WeightStarts with
283878Est 700
2241 up to and including 2257Prepared for Loblaws Inc.Pork and Beef Sausage Club PackVariable WeightStarts with
281524Est 700
2241 up to and including 2257Prepared for Loblaws Inc.Beef Sausage Club PackVariable WeightStarts with
281522Est 700
2241 up to and including 2257NoneRegular Ground Beef Club PackVariable weightStarts with
280110Best before up to and including Sept 18.AB, BC, MB, SK(Extra Foods,
No Frills,
Real Canadian Wholesale Club,
Shop Easy, SuperValu,
Superstore,
Westfair,
Your Independent Grocer)

NoneRegular Ground beefVariable weightStarts with
280103Best before up to and including Sept 18.NoneLean Ground BeefVariable weightStarts with
280105Best before up to and including Sept 18.NoneLean Ground Beef Club PackVariable weightStarts with
283460Best before up to and including Sept 18.NoneExtra Lean Ground Beef Club PackVariable weightStarts with
284807Best before up to and including Sept 18.NoneExtra Lean Ground beefVariable weightStarts with
283936Best before up to and including Sept 18.NoneLean Ground SirloinVariable weightStarts with
286150Best before up to and including Sept 18.NoneGround Sirloin PattiesVariable weightStarts with
285282Best before up to and including Sept 18.Sobeys/FoodlandMedium Ground BeefVariousStarts with
211705Packaged On dates between 2012.AU.27 to 2012.SE.16NB, NS, PE, NLSobeys/FoodlandMedium Ground Beef VPVariousStarts with 211660Packaged On dates between 2012.AU.27 to 2012.SE.16Sobeys/FoodlandFrz Beef PattiesVariousStarts with 231069Packaged On dates between 2012AU27 to 2012SE16SobeysStore Made Meat LoafVariousStarts with 275366Packaged On dates between 2012AU27 to 2012SE16SobeysMedium Ground BeefVariousStarts with 211705Best Before dates between 12.SE.02 to 12.SE.17ONSobeysLean Ground BeefVariousStarts with 211665Best Before dates between 12.SE.02 to 12.SE.17SobeysLean Ground BeefVariousStarts with 212516Best Before dates between 12.SE.02 to 12.SE.17SobeysExtra Lean Ground BeefVariousStarts with 211671Best Before dates between 12.SE.02 to 12.SE.17SobeysSCS Medium Ground BeefVariousStarts with 211844Best Before dates between
12 SE 02 to 12 SE 17SobeysLean Ground Beef SCS IRAVariousStarts with 231894Best Before dates between
12 SE 02 to 12 SE 17SobeysSCS X-Tra Lean Ground BeefVariousStarts with 281130Best Before dates between
12 SE 02 to 12 SE 17SobeysMedium Ground Beef VPVariousStarts with 211660Best Before dates between
12 SE 02 to 12 SE 17SobeysLean Ground Beef VPVariousStarts with 211666Best Before dates between
12 SE 02 to 12 SE 17SobeysExtra Lean Ground Beef VPVariousStarts with 211672Best Before dates between
12 SE 02 to 12 SE 17SobeysHomestyle MeatloafVariousStarts with 275276Sell By dates between
Sep 02, 12 to Sep 17, 12FoodlandMedium Ground BeefVariousStarts with 211705Best Before dates between 2012SE02 to 2012SE17FoodlandLean Ground BeefVariousStarts with 211665Best Before dates between 2012SE02 to 2012SE17FoodlandLean Ground BeefVariousStarts with 212516Best Before dates between 2012SE02 to 2012SE17FoodlandExtra Lean Ground BeefVariousStarts with 211671Best Before dates between 2012SE02 to 2012SE17FoodlandMedium Ground Beef VPVariousStarts with 281157Best Before dates between 2012SE02 to 2012SE17FoodlandLean Ground Beef VPVariousStarts with 281153Best Before dates between 2012SE02 to 2012SE17FoodlandExtra Lean Ground Beef VPVariousStarts with 281161Best Before dates between 2012SE02 to 2012SE17FoodlandStore Made MeatloafVariousStarts with 222672Best Before dates between 2012SE02 to 2012SE17FoodlandVarious other store-made products containing ground beef (such as other meatloaves, meat balls)VariousVariousVarious coding formats for dates between September 02-17, 2012 (e.g. Best Before 2012SE02)Sobeys/IGAFrozen Regular Ground Beef. 3x1lb tubes.3 x 1 lbStarts with 231910Packed On dates between 2012AU27 to 2012SE16BC, AB, SK, MB, and certain stores in ONSobeys/IGARegular Ground Beef Value Pack2.2 kgStarts with 211655Packed On dates between 2012AU27 to 2012SE16Sobeys/IGARegular Ground Beef 10lb Fine Grind Tube10 lbStarts with 211703Packed On dates between 2012AU27 to 2012SE16Sobeys/IGARegular Ground BeefBetween 400-500 gStarts with 212475Packed On dates between 2012AU27 to 2012SE16MetroFresh Homestyle MeatloafVariousStarts with 220673Best Before dates between SE19 and SE20ONMetroHomestyle MeatballsVariousStarts with 220682Best Before dates between SE19 and SE20MetroSeas. Beef BurgerVariousStarts with 220913Best Before dates between SE20 and SE21MetroLean Ground BeefVariousStarts with 211410Best Before dates between SE17 and SE18Sold from Super CBeef Medium GroundVariableStarts with 201021Sold between August 31, 2012 and September 16, 2012QCSold from Super CBeef Medium Ground BoxVariableStarts with 201757Sold between August 31, 2012 and September 16, 2012Sold from MetroBeef Medium GroundVariableStarts with 201021Sold between August 31, 2012 and September 16, 2012QCSold from MetroBeef Medium Ground BoxVariableStarts with 201757Sold between August 31, 2012 and September 16, 2012Sold from Entrepot de ViandesLean Ground BF 10 LB10 LB0 210114 030996"EMBAL. LE":
SEP 05 and
SEP 10QCConsumers who are unsure if they have affected products are advised to check with the store(s) where they were purchased.

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

This voluntary recall is part of an ongoing food safety investigation. The CFIA is working with the recalling firms and distributors to identify and verify all affected products. If additional affected products are confirmed, this table will be updated on the CFIAwebsite. To stay informed of product updates throughout the investigation, consumers are also encouraged to subscribe to CFIA food recalls and allergy alerts at http://www.foodsafety.gc.ca.

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, XL Foods Inc., Edmonton, Alberta and various retailers, processors and distributors are 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 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).

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.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other http://www.foodsafety.gc.ca/english/introe.asp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">food safety facts, visit: http://www.foodsafety.gc.ca. http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/index-eng.php" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

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Media enquiries:CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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