Belmont Meats Lean Ground Beef Recall Expands [Canada]

Canada CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: Belmont Meats expands its existing recall for some Uncooked Lean Ground Beef due to E. coli O157:H7 hazard. CFIA: http://ht.ly/q4ZtJ

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2013/36381r-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:

  • Sunspun Bearpaw-shaped Beef Burgers, 4.54 kilogram packages; Best before date: 2014-02-24 B##* BMP EST. 112 * where ## is a variable number; UPC: 0 60383 09052 4; sold in the following Loblaw banner stores:
    • Ontario: Loblaws, nofrills, Real Canadian Superstore, Your Independent Grocer, Zehrs Markets, Real Canadian Wholesale Club, Extra Foods, Fortinos, Freshmart, AXEP and Cash&Carry
    • Atlantic: Real Canadian Wholesale Club, Cash&Carry, Freshmart, Red & White and Save Easy
    • Quebec: Loblaws, Maxi, Presto/Club Entrepot and Provigo
    • West: Real Canadian Superstore, Real Canadian Wholesale Club, Extra Foods, nofrills, Shop Easy, SuperValu and Westfair Independents
  • Compliments Traditional Beef Burgers; 12 by 113 gram (4 ounce) packages, total weight: 1.36 kilograms; Best before date; 2014 MA 26 B##*, * where ## is a variable number; UPC: 0 55742 34128 7; sold in the following Sobeys banner stores:
    • Ontario: Sobeys, FreshCo, FoodLand and Price Chopper
    • West: Sobeys, IGA and Price Chopper

Please note: similar products have been previously recalled. To see this earlier recall, please search for “Belmont Meats” or “Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2645” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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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Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2649
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