Notice

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.

Health Hazard Alert - Thrifty Foods—Colwood only—ground beef products may contain small pieces of metal and plastic

Recall / advisory date:
August 10, 2011
Reason for recall / advisory:
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Thrifty Foods #8 (Colwood)
Distribution:
British Columbia
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
6616

Advisory details

Ottawa, August 10, 2011 - The following information was released to the local news media on August 10, 2011 by Thrifty Foods in Victoria, BC

********************

VICTORIA, B.C. - Thrifty Foods is warning the public not to consume ground beef products described below as these products may contain small pieces of metal and plastic.

The following Ground Beef Products, with the best before date of August 11, 2011 only are affected by this alert.

Brand Product UPC Best Before Date
Sterling Silver Lean Ground Beef 221648 August 11, 2011
Sterling Silver Lean Ground Beef-Family Pack 231648 August 11, 2011
Thrifty Foods Extra Lean Ground Beef 201634 August 11, 2011
Thrifty Foods Extra Lean Ground Beef-Family Pack 201639 August 11, 2011
Sterling Silver Extra Lean Ground Sirloin Beef Patties-Purchased from Full Service Case 291639 August 11, 2011
Sterling Silver Extra Lean Ground Sirloin Beef Sliders-Purchased from Full Service Case 291639 August 11, 2011
Sterling Silver Beef Burger, Bacon & Cheddar Beef Patties-Purchased from Full Service Case 221678 August 11, 2011
Sterling Silver Beef Burger, Bacon & Cheddar Beef Slider-Purchased from Full Service Case 221678 August 11, 2011

These products were sold at Thrifty Foods, Store #8-Colwood, 1860 Island Highway, Victoria, British Columbia only.

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

Thrifty Foods Colwood is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace.

Customers may return any affected ground beef products to any Thrifty Foods location for a full refund.

For more information regarding the voluntary recall, customers can contact:

Thrifty Foods Customer Service at 250-544-1234

Media Enquires:

Ralf Mundel
Thrifty Foods
250-744-8009

********************

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600
Date modified: