ARCHIVED - CFIA Investigation into Cardinal Meat Specialists Ltd. (E. coli O157:H7)
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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has completed its investigation into ingredients used in burgers produced at Cardinal Meat Specialists Limited. These burgers were recalled as part of an E. coli O157:H7 investigation. Following extensive efforts, the CFIA has concluded that there is no evidence available to identify a source of contamination.
- Public Health Notice: E. coli O157:H7 illness related to frozen beef burgers
- Questions and Answers
- Timeline of Events
- 2012-12-15 - HEALTH HAZARD ALERT - Certain CARDINAL SELECT brand Prime Rib Beef Burgers may contain may contain E. coli O157:H7 bacteria
- 2012-12-14 - UPDATED HEALTH HAZARD ALERT - Certain BUTCHER'S CHOICE Beef Burgers may contain E. coli O157:H7 bacteria
- 2012-12-13 - UPDATED HEALTH HAZARD ALERT - Certain BUTCHER'S CHOICE HICKORY BARBECUE Beef Burgers may contain E. coli O157:H7 bacteria
- 2012-12-12 - HEALTH HAZARD ALERT - Certain BUTCHER'S CHOICE GARLIC PEPPERCORN Beef Burgers may contain E. coli O157:H7 bacteria
- Factsheet: E. coli O157:H7 Food Safety Facts
- Public Health Agency of Canada: Factsheet on E. coli
- The Compliance Verification System (CVS)
- Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points
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