This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.
Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.
Notification - Various beef products may contain E. coli O157:H7 bacteria
- Recall / advisory date:
- September 27, 2012
- Reason for recall / advisory:
- Microbiological - E. coli O157
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Hing Man Meat Inc.
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC||Reason for Recall|
|Hing Man Meat Inc.||CUR BEEF SHORT RIB||Various kg||Packed on dates from Sep 13 to 24, 2012||None||Microbiological - E. coli O157|
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 diarrhea. 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.
For more information on foodborne pathogens, visit the Causes of Food Poisoning web page.
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