Kootenay Co-op Beef Sausage & Burger Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Logo - Kootenay Co-opKootenay Co-op, a Nelson, British Columbia establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Kootenay Co-op branded Beef Sausages and Kootenay Co-op branded Burgers from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected metal and plastic fragment contamination and consequential risks of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage and bowel obstruction, all serious health and safety hazards.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/X7Ms30raDJb

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2020/73957r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Beef Sausages and Burgers are subject to this recall:

  • Kootenay Co-op branded Garlic & Onion Beef Sausages, sold in variable weight packages with a packed-on date code of SE.09.20, a best-before date code of SE.14.20 and a UPC that begins with 0 208170
  • Kootenay Co-op branded Beef & Wine Sausages, sold in variable weight packages with a packed-on date code of SE.09.20, a best-before date code of SE.14.20 and a UPC that begins with 0 208747
  • Kootenay Co-op branded Blue Goose Cattle Lean Beef Burgers, sold in variable weight packages with a packed-on date code of SE.10.20, a best-before date code of SE.12.20 and a UPC that begins with 0 206177

==> No manufacturing date codes, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CFIA, Kootenay Co-op has recalled certain batch/lots of Kootenay Co-op branded Beef Sausages and Kootenay Co-op branded Burgers from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected metal and/or plastic fragment contamination. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Sausages and/or Burgers identified above.

In general, if glass or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Beef Sausage and/or Burger products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage and bowel obstruction.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Kootenay Co-op during normal business hours Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday at 1-250-354-4077, extension 124.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, available here: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/contact-us/eng/1390269985112/1390346078752.

You can also reach the CFIA toll-free at 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and US) or 1-613-773-2342 (local or international) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time. If you are a member of the working press/media, you can reach the CFIA at 1-613-773-6600 or by e-mail at cfia.media.acia@canada.ca.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Beef Sausage products or Burger products, please search for “sausage” or “burger” as applicable using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected metal and/or plastic contamination, please search for “metal” or more generically, “fragment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected metal and/or plastic contamination, please search for “plastic” or more generically, “fragment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Kootenay Co-op, please search for “Kootenay” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: not listed for this recall
Recalls Direct RIN: 13528-2020
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