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This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

Updated Food Recall Warning - Certain Longo’s brand ground meat products recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Recall date:
May 6, 2017
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - E. coli O157:H7
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Longo Brothers Fruit Market Inc.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
11364

Recall details

Ottawa, May 6, 2017 - The food recall warning issued on April 23, 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.

Longo's Brothers Fruit Markets Inc. is recalling certain Longo's brand ground 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 Longo Brothers Fruit Markets in Ontario.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Longo's CAB Medium Ground Beef Various Starting with
0203102
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08
Longo's Value Pack Lean C.A.B Ground Beef Various Starting with
0203098
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08
Longo's Lean C.A.B Ground Beef Various Starting with
0203099
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08
Longo's CAB Extra Lean Ground Beef Various Starting with
0204303
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08
Longo's CAB Extra Lean Sirloin Ground Beef Various Starting with
0203097
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08
Longo's VG Ontario Angus Beef Extra Lean Ground Sirloin Various Starting with
0226065
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08
Longo's VG Ontario Angus All Beef Lean Patties Various Starting with
0226067
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 28 up to and
including 17 MA 09
Longo's VG Ontario Angus All Beef Meatballs Various Starting with
0226068
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 28 up to and
including 17 MA 09
Longo's VG Ontario Angus All Beef Meatloaf Various Starting with
0226069
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 28 up to and
including 17 MA 09
Longo's VG Ontario Angus Lean Ground Beef Various Starting with
0226008
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08
Longo's VG Ontario Angus Medium Angus Ground Beef Various Starting with
0226070
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08
Longo's VG Ontario Angus Beef Burgers Various Starting with
0226005
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 28 up to and
including 17 MA 09
Longo's VG Ontario Angus Extra Lean Ground Beef Various Starting with
0226007
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08
Longo's C.A.B Original Beef Meatballs Various Starting with
0204524
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 30 up to and
including 17 MA 11
Longo's C.A.B. Mini Beef Meatballs Various Starting with
0225987
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 30 up to and
including 17 MA 11
Longo's C.A.B Original Beef Burgers Various Starting with
0204414
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 28 up to and
including 17 MA 09
Longo's C.A.B Original Beef Bambino Burgers Various Starting with
0204866
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 28 up to and
including 17 MA 09
Longo's C.A.B Portobello Swiss Beef Burgers Various Starting with
0204417
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 28 up to and
including 17 MA 09
Longo's C.A.B Original Beef Meat Loaf Various Starting with
0204525
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 30 up to and
including 17 MA 11
Longo's Longos Meat and Mozzarella Beef Cheese Stuffed Peppers Various Starting with
0204523
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 30 up to and
including 17 MA 11
Longo's CAB Extra Lean Ground Beef Various Starting with
0203100
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08
Longo's Lean Ground White Veal Various Starting with
0203523
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08
Longo's Lean Ground Beef Pork and Veal Various Starting with
0209749
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08
Longo's Lean Ground Beef Various Starting with
0208037
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08
Longo's Lean Ground White Veal Various Starting with
0209325
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08
Longo's CAB Regular Ground Beef Various Starting with
0203103
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08
Longo's Ontario Lean Ground Veal Various Starting with
203436
All Best Before dates from
17 MR 27 up to and
including 17 MA 08

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 product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

Public enquiries and media

Public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca
Media relations
Telephone: 613-773-6600
Email: cfia.media.acia@canada.ca
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