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Updated Food Recall Warning - Frozen pork spring rolls, pork buns and pork wontons sold in Alberta recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

Recall date:
September 10, 2014
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - E. coli O157
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Vinh Fat Food Products
Distribution:
Alberta
Extent of the distribution:
Retail

Recall details

Ottawa, September 10, 2014 - The food recall warning issued on September 5, 2014 has been updated to include additional distribution information and selling dates. This additional information was identified during the outbreak investigation led by Alberta Health Services (AHS) and supported by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

Vinh Fat Food Products is recalling frozen pork spring rolls, pork buns and pork wontons from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following frozen pork products have been sold from Vinh Fat Food Products, 10630-97th Street, Edmonton, and may have also been sold by other retailers in Alberta.

Consumers who are unsure if they have the affected products are advised to check with their retailer.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Additional Info
-- Pork Spring Rolls Variable None Affected Selling Dates
Between July 10, 2014 and September 8, 2014, inclusively
-- Pork Buns Variable None Affected Selling Dates
Between July 10, 2014 and September 8, 2014, inclusively
-- Pork Wontons Variable None Affected Selling Dates
Between July 10, 2014 and September 8, 2014, inclusively

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background

This recall was triggered by the E. coli O157:H7 foodborne outbreak investigation led by Alberta Health Services and supported by the CFIA.

As the investigation proceeds, if other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

Alberta Health Services and the CFIA are verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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