Canadian health authorities are once again expanding a recall of certain beef products as part of an ongoing E. coli O157:H7 investigation.
One illness has been reported in connection with these products.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and New Food Classics are warning the public not to consume certain Best Value beef burgers, described below, because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
– 10 beef burgers, 1 kg, UPC 0 71212 88103 8, lot codes 72991 EST 761, 82991 EST 761
– 20 beef burgers, 2 kg, UPC 0 71212 88104, lot codes 53011 EST 761, 63011 EST 761, 73011 EST 761, 83011 EST 761
The recalled burgers were distributed to Giant Tiger and Northern Canada retail stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
For more information contact New Food Classics at 1-855-344-1825 or CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday).© Food Safety News