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Food Recall Warning - Certain Ground and Tenderized Meat products recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

Recall date:
May 9, 2017
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - E. coli O157:H7
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
11405

Recall details

Ottawa, May 9, 2017 - Industry is recalling certain ground and tenderized meat products 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 specific locations in Ontario. Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased affected products should check with their retailer.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Additional Info
Coppa's Fresh Markets Fresh Regular Ground Veal Various Pkgd. on dates from March 24 to April 3; and April 8 to April 15, 2017 Starting with 0223391 All locations
Coppa's Fresh Markets Fresh Regular Ground Beef Various Pkgd. on dates from March 24 to April 3; and April 8 to April 15, 2017 Starting with 0223425 All locations
Foodland Lean Ground Veal Various Best Before dates from March 28 to April 1; and April 11 to April 15, 2017 Starting with 200509 Foodland, 1500 Islington Ave., Toronto
Foodland Fresh Veal Leg Scallopini Various Best Before dates from March 31 to April 3; and April 14 to April 18, 2017 Starting with 212654 Foodland, 1500 Islington Ave., Toronto
Galati Market Fresh Medium Ground Veal Various Packed On dates from March 28 to April 5; and April 11 to April 16, 2017 Starting with 0 201166 Galati Market Fresh, 5845 Leslie Street, North York
Galati Market Fresh Medium Ground Pork Various Packed On dates from March 28 to April 5; and April 11 to April 16, 2017 Starting with 0 201244 Galati Market Fresh, 5845 Leslie Street, North York
Garden Foods Lean Ground Veal Various Packed dates from March 24 to April 5; and April 11 to April 16, 2017 Starting with 0 210800 Garden Foods, 501 Queen Street, Bolton
Garden Foods Lean Ground Beef Various Packed dates from March 24 to April 5; and April 11 to April 16, 2017 Starting with 0 210522 Garden Foods, 501 Queen Street, Bolton
Garden Foods Extra Lean Ground Beef Various Packed dates from March 24 to April 5; and April 11 to April 16, 2017 Starting with 0 210575 Garden Foods, 501 Queen Street, Bolton
Michael-Angelo's Market Place Inc. Extra Lean Ground Veal Various Best Before dates from March 24 to April 4; and from April 11 to April 15, 2017 Starting with 0203401 Michael-Angelo's Market Place Inc., 4099 Erin Mills Parkway, Mississauga
Michael-Angelo's Market Place Inc. Lean Ground Veal Various Best Before dates from March 24 to April 4; and from April 11 to April 15, 2017 Starting with 0203371 Michael-Angelo's Market Place Inc., 4099 Erin Mills Parkway, Mississauga
Michael-Angelo's Market Place Inc. Lean Ground Veal Various Best Before dates from March 29 to March 30, 2017 Starting with 0203371 Michael-Angelo's Market Place Inc., 15630 Bayview Avenue , Aurora
Michael-Angelo's Market Place Inc. Extra Lean Ground Veal Various Best Before dates from March 29 to March 30, 2017 Starting with 0203401 Michael-Angelo's Market Place Inc., 15630 Bayview Avenue , Aurora
The Apple Market Ground Veal Various Pkgd on dates from March 30 to April 5, 2017 Starting with 0250097 The Apple Market, 2281 Camilla Road, Mississauga
Masellis Ground Veal Various Sold from March 24 to April 8; and April 11 to April 16, 2017 None Masellis Supermarket Ltd., 906 Danforth Avenue, Toronto
Masellis Ground Beef Various Sold from March 24 to April 8; and April 11 to April 16, 2017 None Masellis Supermarket Ltd., 906 Danforth Avenue, Toronto
Ghadir Meat Market Regular Ground Veal Various Sold from March 24 to April 4; and April 11 to April 14, 2017 None Ghadir Meat Market, 1821 Lawrence Ave E, Scarborough
Ghadir Meat Market Lean Ground Veal Various Sold from March 24 to April 4; and April 11 to April 14, 2017 None Ghadir Meat Market, 1821 Lawrence Ave E, Scarborough
Ghadir Meat Market Extra Lean Ground Veal Various Sold from March 24 to April 4; and April 11 to April 14, 2017 None Ghadir Meat Market, 1821 Lawrence Ave E, Scarborough
International Supermarket Ground Veal Various Sold from March 29 to April 2, 2017 None International Supermarket, 140 Rogers Rd, Toronto
Diana Grocery Spalla (Veal) - ground spalla (veal) only Various Sold from March 25 to April 4; and April 8 to 11, 2017 Starting with 200131 Diana Grocery, 1299 St. Clair Ave. West, Toronto
Highland Farms Regular Ground Veal Various Packed On dates from March 24 to April 4, 2017 Starting with 0203230 Highland Farms, 850 Ellesmere Road, Scarborough
Marcelleria Atlas Ground Veal Various Sold from March 29 to April 5, 2017 None Marcelleria Atlas, 800 St. Clair Avenue, Toronto
Marcelleria Atlas Ground Pork Various Sold from March 29 to April 5, 2017 None Marcelleria Atlas, 800 St. Clair Avenue, Toronto
Marcelleria Atlas Ground Beef Various Sold from March 29 to April 5, 2017 None Marcelleria Atlas, 800 St. Clair Avenue, Toronto
Greco's Fresh Markets Lean Ground Veal Various Packed on from:
March 24 to 26; March 31 to April 2; and April 11 to 13, 2017
Starting with 0 221087 sold from Oak Ridges Food Store, 13144 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill
Greco's Fresh Markets Ground Beef Various Packed on from:
March 24 to 26; March 31 to April 2; and April 11 to 13, 2017
Various sold from Oak Ridges Food Store, 13144 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

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 a recall of fresh veal by Newmarket Meat Packers Limited. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 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.

Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600
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