Food Recall Warning - Butcher's Choice brand ground beef products sold in Miramichi area may be unsafe due to metal

Recall date:
May 17, 2014
Reason for recall:
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Loblaw Companies Limited
Distribution:
New Brunswick
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8882

Recall details

Ottawa, May 17, 2014 - Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling Butcher's Choice brand ground beef products sold in the Miramichi, New Brunswick marketplace due to possible metal contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following Butcher's Choice brand products have been sold at the Miramichi Real Atlantic Superstore at 408 King George Highway, Miramichi, New Brunswick.

Recalled products

Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Medium Ground Beef CP. Variable Best Before
14.MA.16,
14.MA.17 and
14.MA.18
Starting with 217403
Medium Ground Beef. Variable Best Before
14.MA.16,
14.MA.17 and
14.MA.18
Starting with 200302
Lean Ground Beef CP. Variable Best Before
14.MA.16,
14.MA.17 and
14.MA.18
Starting with 217402
Lean Ground Beef. Variable Best Before
14.MA.16,
14.MA.17 and
14.MA.18
Starting with 200304
Extra Lean Ground Beef Club Pack 10GFAT/100GSERVING Variable Best Before
14.MA.16,
14.MA.17 and
14.MA.18
Starting with 217406
Extra Lean Ground Beef Variable Best Before
14.MA.16,
14.MA.17 and
14.MA.18
Starting with 200306

What you should do

Check to see if you have the products in your home. If the products are in your home do not consume them. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Background

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.

Illnesses

There have been no reported injuries associated with the consumption of these products.

More information

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