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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)
- British Columbia
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
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
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
- CFIA Media Relations
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