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Notification - Horse meat recalled by Metro Richelieu Inc. due to presence of oxyphenylbutazone

Recall / advisory date:
March 3, 2017
Reason for recall / advisory:
Chemical
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Metro Richelieu Inc.
Distribution:
Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
11244

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
None - Sold at Metro banners Lean Ground Horse Variable weight All packaged on dates up to and including 27.FE.2017 Starts with 0 202062 Chemical - Drug Residues
None - Sold at Metro banners Horse Lean Ground Reg Variable weight All packaged on dates up to and including 27.FE.2017 Starts with 0 202063 Chemical - Drug Residues

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