Various beef products may contain E. coli O157:H7 bacteria

Starting date:
September 27, 2012
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Notification
Subcategory:
Microbiological - E. coli O157
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Bow River Foods Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta
Extent of the product distribution:
Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional
CFIA reference number:
7800

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
None T-BONE STEAKS Variable count None None
None T-BONE STEAKS Variable count None None
None T-BONE STEAKS Variable count None None
None T-BONE STEAKS Variable count None None
None T-BONE STEAKS Variable count None None
None T-BONE STEAKS Variable count None None

For more information

Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria my cause serious and potentially life-threatening illnesses. Symptoms include severe abdominal pain and bloody diarrhea. Some people may have seizures or strokes and some may need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis. Others may live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die. For more information on foodborne pathogens, visit the Causes of Food Poisoning web page.