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Notification - Certain Centennial Foodservice brand beef products may contain E. coli

Recall / advisory date:
September 18, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological - E. coli O157
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Centennial Foodservice
Distribution:
Alberta
Extent of the distribution:
Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional
Reference number:
7436

Advisory details

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Centennial Foodservice Lean ground beef fresh 5 kg 52032
CANADA 171
13/09/2012
None
Centennial Foodservice (Ric's Grill) Ground beef chuck fresh 5 kg 52085
CANADA 171
12/09/2012
None
Centennial Foodservice Pure beef patties 75% map fresh 3.6 (18 x 7 oz) kg 52959
CANADA 171
13/09/2012
None
Centennial Foodservice Beef patties pure 81/19 fresh 3.63 (16 x 225 g) kg 53033
CANADA 171
12/09/2012
None
Centennial Foodservice Pure beef patties map fresh antibiotic free-hormone free 4.53 (30 x 5.33 oz) kg 53041
CANADA 171
13/09/2012
None
Centennial Foodservice Pure beef patties map fresh antibiotic free/ hormone free 2.55 (30 pcs) kg 53054
CANADA 171
13/09/2012
None
Centennial Foodservice (Peters' Drive In) Peter's chuck burger 72 g fresh 5.18 (72 x 72 g) kg 53406
CANADA 171
12/09/2012 and 14/09/2012
None

More information

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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