Updated Food Recall Warning - Various raw beef and raw veal products recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

Recall date:
October 22, 2019
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - E. coli O157:H7
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Btrust Supermarket, PAT Thornhill Market, The Friendly Butcher, The Meat Department
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Consumer
Reference number:
13343, 13345, 13357, 13414

Recall details

Ottawa, October 22, 2019 - The food recall warning issued on October 21, 2019 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 various raw beef and raw veal products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and nursing homes should not sell or use the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold as indicated in the table below.

Recalled products

Recalled products – Consumer

Brand Common Name Size UPC Codes on Product Additional Info / Distribution
Village Meat Product and Deli Boneless Blade Steak Variable (sold clerk-served) N/A All "Packed On" dates from 03JUN19 up to and including 10JUN19 Sold at Village Meat Products and Delicatessen, 415 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto, ON
Village Meat Product and Deli Ground Beef Or Pork Variable (sold clerk-served) N/A All "Packed On" dates from 03JUN19 up to and including 10JUN19 Sold at Village Meat Products and Delicatessen, 415 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto, ON
Village Meat Product and Deli Beef Stew Variable (sold clerk-served) N/A All "Packed On" dates from 03JUN19 up to and including 10JUN19 Sold at Village Meat Products and Delicatessen, 415 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto, ON
The Friendly Butcher Beef Stir Fry Variable (sold clerk-served) Starts with 2 201021 All units sold from June 20, 2019 up to and including June 30, 2019 Sold at The Friendly Butcher, 3269 Yonge St., Toronto, ON
The Friendly Butcher Stew Beef Variable (sold clerk-served) Starts with 2 201007 All units sold from June 20, 2019 up to and including June 30, 2019 Sold at The Friendly Butcher, 3269 Yonge St., Toronto, ON
None – PAT Oriental Supermarket Premium Sliced Beef Short Variable Starts with 0 244255 All units sold from June 12, 2019 up to and including June 27, 2019 Sold at PAT Oriental Supermarket, 333 Dundas St. E., Mississauga, ON
None – PAT Oriental Supermarket Black Angus Beef Eye Round Chunk Variable Starts with 0 244651 All units sold from June 12, 2019 up to and including June 27, 2019 Sold at PAT Oriental Supermarket, 333 Dundas St. E., Mississauga, ON
None – PAT Oriental Supermarket Black Angus Beef Shank Variable Starts with 0 244681 All units sold from June 12, 2019 up to and including June 27, 2019 Sold at PAT Oriental Supermarket, 333 Dundas St. E., Mississauga, ON
None – The Meat Department Petite Tender Variable (sold clerk-served) Variable All "Packed on" dates from 29.05.19 up to and including 14.06.19 Sold at The Meat Department, 121 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto, ON
None – The Meat Department Beef Blade Roast Variable (sold clerk-served) Variable All "Packed on" dates from 28.05.19 to 14.06.19 Sold at The Meat Department, 121 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto, ON
Top Meadow Frozen Beef Back Ribs Variable Starts with 0 201202 All "Packed-on" dates from 2019.JL.19 up to and including 2019.AU.30 Sold at Organic Garage stores in Ontario
None – Btrust Supermarket Beef Small Shank Variable (sold clerk-served) Starts with 0 208212 All best before dates from 2019.JUN.26 up to and including 2019.JUL.03 Sold at Btrust Supermarket, 1177 Central Parkway W., Mississauga, ON
None – Btrust Supermarket Fresh Veal Flank Boneless Variable (sold clerk-served) Starts with 0 208209 All best before dates from 2019.JUN.26 up to and including 2019.JUL.03 Sold at Btrust Supermarket, 1177 Central Parkway W., Mississauga, ON
None – PAT Thornhill Ltd. Flat Iron Slices Variable None All Best Before dates from 06/14/2019 up to and including 06/21/2019 Sold at PAT Thornhill Ltd., 5 Glen Cameron Rd., Thornhill, ON

What you should do

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

Check to see if you have the recalled products in your home or establishment. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location 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 CFIA's inspection activities. 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 the recalled products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

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Public enquiries and media

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