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Food Recall Warning - Longo's brand Ontario Lean Ground Veal recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

Recall date:
April 21, 2017
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - E. coli O157:H7
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Longo Brothers Fruit Market Inc.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
11348

Recall details

Ottawa, April 21, 2017 - Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Inc. is recalling Longo's brand Ontario Lean Ground Veal from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product was sold from the Longo Brothers Fruit Market located at 5636 Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga, Ontario.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Longo's Ontario Lean Ground Veal Various Best Before 17 AL 19 Starting with 203436

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 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.

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The 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.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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