Archived - CFIA Investigation into XL Foods Inc. (E. coli O157:H7)
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The investigation has closed.
Collaborative investigation efforts by provincial and federal health authorities and food regulatory partners confirmed the source of this outbreak to be beef from XL Foods Inc.The product was recalled.
- CFIA Assessment of Establishment 38, XL Foods Inc.
- Public Health Notice: E. coli O157:H7 illness related to beef
- Update on the Resumption of Operations at XL Foods Inc.
- Timeline of Events: Investigation into XL Foods Inc.
In February 2013, the Government of Canada appointed an Independent Expert Advisory Panel to conduct a review of events and circumstances related to Establishment 38, XL Foods Inc., and the E. coli O157:H7 investigation and recall.
The advisory panel which comprised of recognized scientific, public health, and industry experts, completed their review and released the report on June 5, 2013.
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