Belmont Meats Lean Ground Beef Recall [Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: Belmont Meats recalls some Uncooked Lean Ground Beef due to E. coli O157:H7 hazard. CFIA: http://ht.ly/q2zI9

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2013/36357r-eng.php

Additional information:Belmont Meats Lean Ground Beef
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Uncooked Lean Ground Beef is subject to this recall:

  • Uncooked Lean Ground Beef, 4 by 400 gram packages (total weight 1.6 kilograms); product codes: Best Before date of 2014 JN 01 B##*; BMP Est. 112; where ## is a variable number; UPC: 0 60597 35235 7

About E. coli enteritis:
E. Coli 0157:H7 poisoning is a serious and potentially deadly illness, typically transmitted using the fecal-mouth route by eating or drinking foods or beverages contaminated with E. Coli O157:H7, eating unpasteurized (i.e., raw) milk and (raw) milk products and untreated water.

Common symptoms of E. Coli 0157:H7 poisoning include severe stomach cramps, diarrhea (often bloody), vomiting, nausea and headache. People particularly at risk for serious E. coli illness and complications are the very young, the elderly or those with compromised immune systems.

To learn more about Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria poisoning, please visit Health Canada’s Web site: http://ht.ly/pjcFR

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