Food Recall Warning - Scarpone's Italian Store brand frozen Ground Veal recalled due to E. coli O157:H7
- Recall date:
- January 13, 2020
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - E. coli O157:H7
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- The Italian Store
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, January 13, 2020 - The Italian Store is recalling Scarpone's Italian Store brand frozen Ground Veal from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
|Scarpone's Italian Store||Ground Veal (frozen)||Variable||Starting with:
|All units sold between December 23, 2019 and January 13, 2020, inclusive.||Sold at The Italian Store, 5140 Skyline Way NE, Calgary, AB.|
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 product 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.
This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. 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 product from the marketplace.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
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Public enquiries and media
- Company information
- The Italian Store
5140 Skyline Way NE, Calgary, AB
- 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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