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Food Recall Warning - Viandes Lauzon brand lean ground veal recalled due to E. coli O157:NM
- Recall date:
- May 10, 2014
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Other
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Groupe Colabor Inc.
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, May 10, 2014 - Groupe Colabor Inc. is recalling Viandes Lauzon brand lean ground veal from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:NM contamination. Hotels, restaurants, institutions, daycare and healthcare facilities should not use, serve or distribute the recalled product described below.
The following product has been sold to hotels, restaurants, institutions, daycare and healthcare facilities.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||Code(s) on Product||UPC||Reason for Recall|
|Viandes Lauzon||Lean Ground Veal||2 x 2.5 kg||30/04/14||Item #35180||Microbiological - Other - E. coli|
What you should do
Check to see if you have recalled product in your facility. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the supplier.
Food contaminated with E. coli O157:NM may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.
This recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.
The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
- CFIA Media Relations
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