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

Recall date:
May 11, 2017
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - E. coli O157:H7
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Industry
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
11407

Recall details

Ottawa, May 11, 2017 - The food recall warning issued on May 10, 2017 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

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
Gino's Meats & Deli Ground Veal Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 Various sold at Gino's Meat, 630 Aberdeen Avenue, Woodbridge
Gino's Meats & Deli Ground Lamb Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 Various sold at Gino's Meat, 630 Aberdeen Avenue, Woodbridge
Kian Meat Shop Grocery Ground Veal Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 None 684 Major MacKenzie E, Markham
Lucky Meats Veal Cutlets (tenderized) Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 Various 3737 Major MacKenzie, Maple
Lucky Meats Veal Scallopini Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 Various 3737 Major MacKenzie, Maple
Lucky Meats Ground Beef Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 Various 3737 Major MacKenzie, Maple
Lucky Meats Ground Veal Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 Various 3737 Major MacKenzie, Maple
Lucky Meats Ground Lamb Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 Various 3737 Major MacKenzie, Maple
Persia Meat Ground Veal Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 Various 8763 Bayview Avenue, Richmond Hill
Persia Meat Ground Lamb Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 Various 8763 Bayview Avenue, Richmond Hill
Ramuzian Meat Shop Ground Veal Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 Various 11005 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill
Ramuzian Meat Shop Ground Lamb Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 Various 11005 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill
Carrville Food Centre Ground Veal Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 None 361 Carville Road, Richmond Hill
Carrville Food Centre Ground Lamb Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 None 361 Carville Road, Richmond Hill
Sue's Meats Ground Veal Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 Various 205 Don Head Village Blvd, Richmond Hill
Sue's Meats Ground Lamb Various Sold from March 22 to April 18, 2017 Various 205 Don Head Village Blvd, 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 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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