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Health Hazard Alert - Certain beef burgers from New Food Classics may contain E. coli O157:H7 bacteria

Recall / advisory date:
February 18, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological - E. coli O157
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
New Food Classics
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Yukon
Extent of the distribution:
Retail and Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional
Reference number:

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
Country Morning BEEF BURGERS 1 kg 52841 EST 76162841 EST 76172841 EST 76182841 EST 761 0 57316 02941 6 Microbiological - E. coli O157
No Name Club Pack BEEF STEAKETTES 2.27 kg BB 2012 AL 10 EST 761 0 60383 01321 9 Microbiological - E. coli O157
Grillhouse ANGUS BEEF BURGERS 4.59 kg 12841 or 22841 or 32841 or 42841Product Code 55377 None / Aucun Microbiological - E. coli O157

More information

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Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria my cause serious and potentially life-threatening illnesses. Symptoms include severe abdominal pain and bloody diarrhea. Some people may have seizures or strokes and some may need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis. Others may live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

For more information on foodborne pathogens, visit the Causes of Food Poisoning web page.

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