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Food Recall Warning - Killarney Market brand ground beef recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

Recall date:
May 9, 2015
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - E. coli O157:H7
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Killarney Market
Distribution:
British Columbia
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
9825

Recall details

Ottawa, May 9, 2015 - Killarney Market is voluntarily recalling Killarney Market brand ground beef from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products were sold from Killarney Market, 2611 East 49th Ave., Vancouver, British Columbia.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Killarney Market Lean Ground Beef Variable All Sell By dates from May 05, 15 up to and including May 11, 15 Starts with 200089
Killarney Market Lean Ground Beef Family Pack Variable All Sell By dates from May 05, 15 up to and including May 11, 15 Starts with 200115
Killarney Market Extra Lean Ground Beef Less than 10% Fat Variable All Sell By dates from May 05, 15 up to and including May 11, 15 Starts with 200117
Killarney Market Extra Lean Ground Beef Family Pack Variable All Sell By dates from May 05, 15 up to and including May 11, 15 Starts with 200119
Killarney Market 100% Hormone Free Black Angus Lean Ground Beef Variable All Sell By dates from May 05, 15 up to and including May 11, 15 Starts with 200820

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 Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

More information

Killarney Market: 604-438-0869

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

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