Viandes Lauzon Ground Beef Recall [Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: Groupe Colabor recalls some Viandes Lauzon Ground Beef due to E. coli O157:H7 hazard. CFIA: http://ht.ly/rhb6v

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2013/36809r-eng.php

Additional information:2794 - ViandesLauzonGroundBeef
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Ground Beef is subject to this recall:

  • Viandes Lauzon Lean Ground Beef, 2 by 2.5 kg packages; product codes: 12/11/13; UPC: Item # 33355
  • Viandes Lauzon Extra Lean Ground Beef, 2 by 2.5 kg packages; product codes: 12/11/13; UPC: Item # 33345

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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CFIA reference number: 8477
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2794
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