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Health Hazard Alert - Certain lettuce products may contain E. coli O157:H7

Recall / advisory date:
January 13, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological - E. coli O157
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Freshpoint Toronto
Distribution:
New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional
Reference number:
7688

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Sysco COMBO SEPARATE SALAD 1 x 5 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 None / Aucun
Sysco CHOP LETTUCE ICEBERG 5 x 4 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 10074865394076
Sysco SALAD MIX HARMONY 5 x 4 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 10883278074582
Sysco 1/4" SHRED LETTUCE ICEBERG 4 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 None / Aucun
Sysco CHEF SALAD MIX 5 x 4 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 None / Aucun
Sysco ARAMARK MIXED VEGETABLE PACK 1 x 1 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 None / Aucun
Sysco CHOP LETTUCE ICEBERG 1 x 5 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 None / Aucun
Sysco 1/8" SHRED LETTUCE ICEBERG 5 x 4 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 10074865178676
Sysco CHOP SALAD MIX 50/50 2 x 5 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 10883278081462
Burger King BK WHOLE ICEBERG LETTUCE 24 HEADS With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 None / Aucun
Sysco CHOP LETTUCE ROMAINE 2 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 None / Aucun
Sysco 1" CHOP PANERA LETTUCE ROMAINE 6 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 None / Aucun
Sysco PREMIUM CHOP LETTUCE ROMAINE HEARTS 6 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 10074865916643
None - Packaged for use by Pizza Hut 1 1/2" CHOP ROMAINE LETTUCE 6 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 None / Aucun
Burger King Canada 1 1/2" CUT ROMAINE LETTUCE BK-2002 6 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 None / Aucun
None - Packaged for use by Yum 1 1/2" CHOP ROMAINE LETTUCE 3 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 10883278093724
Freshpoint CHOP ROMAINE 6 x 907 g With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 None / Aucun
Sysco 1 1/2" CHOP ROMAINE LETTUCE 6 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 10074865451069

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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