This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.
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Updated Food Recall Warning - Various pie and tart shells recalled due to E. coli O121
- Recall date:
- May 11, 2017
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - E. coli O121
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Company / Firm:
- Briwood Farm Market, Lenovers Quality Meats & Seafoods Ltd., Lynn's Bakery & Deli
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
- 11389, 11390, 11399
Ottawa, May 11, 2017 - The food recall warning issued on April 25, 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 various pie and tart shells from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O121 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
The following products have been sold in Ontario from the locations identified below.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC||Code(s) on Product||Additional Info|
|Briwood Farm Mkt.||10" Pie Shells||2 pieces||None||All units sold from March 22, 2017 up to and including April 28, 2017||This product was sold from Briwood Farm Market, 1030 Talbot Street, St. Thomas, Ontario|
|Lynn's Bakery & Deli||2" Unsweetened Tart Shells||N/A||0200603 307999||All units sold from December 23, 2016 up to and including April 27, 2017||This product was sold from Lynn's Bakery & Deli, 2190 Dundas Street, London, Ontario|
|None - Prepared for Apple Valley Foods Corporation /RiccoFoods||Unsweetened Tart Shells 40 x 2"||1.3 lbs||None||All units sold from February 10, 2017 up to and including April 27, 2017||This product was sold from Lenover's Quality Meats & Seafoods Ltd., 525 Park Avenue East, Chatham, Ontario|
|None - Prepared for Apple Valley Foods Corporation /Sysco||Unsweetened Tart Shells 40 x 2"||1.3 lbs||None||All units sold from February 8, 2017 up to and including April 27, 2017||This product was sold from Lenover's Quality Meats & Seafoods Ltd., 525 Park Avenue East, Chatham, Ontario|
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.
It is not safe to taste or eat raw dough or batter regardless of the type of flour used, as raw flour can be contaminated with harmful bacteria such as E. coli O121. Food contaminated with E. coli O121 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.
This recall was triggered by findings by the CFIA during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. 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 product from the marketplace.
There have been reported illnesses associated with flour; however, at this time, there have been no confirmed illnesses associated with the products identified in this Food Recall Warning.
Public enquiries and media
- Public enquiries
- Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
- Media relations
- Telephone: 613-773-6600
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