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 - Update to the list of affected products for certain ground beef products produced at Establishment 761

Recall / advisory date:
March 26, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological - E. coli O157
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
New Food Classics
Extent of the distribution:
Retail and Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional
Reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 26, 2012 - As a result of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) continued investigation, the list of products provided in the Health Hazard Alert issued on March 22, 2012 has been updated.

The following product has been removed from the list of affected products.

BrandProductSizeUPC / Code
Prairie Heritage Producers Range-Fed Lean Angus Beef Burgers 568 g 6 28896 00208 5

This recall is part of an ongoing food safety investigation. The CFIA is working with the responsible company and distributors to identify all affected products and verify all information regarding the products listed in the table. As information becomes available, it will be updated in the table on the CFIA website to help consumers identify all affected products.

More information

List of Recalled Products

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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