Butcher's Choice brand ground beef products sold in Miramichi area may be unsafe due to metal

Starting date:
May 17, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Subcategory:
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Loblaw Companies Limited
Distribution:
New Brunswick
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8882

Advisory details

Ottawa, May 17, 2014 - Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling Butcher's Choice brand ground beef products sold in the Miramichi, New Brunswick marketplace due to possible metal contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following Butcher's Choice brand products have been sold at the Miramichi Real Atlantic Superstore at 408 King George Highway, Miramichi, New Brunswick.

What you should do

Check to see if you have the products in your home. If the products are in your home do not consume them. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Who is affected

There have been no reported injuries associated with the consumption of these products.

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Pride of Szeged Medium Ground Beef CP Variable Best Before
14.MA.16,
14.MA.17 and
14.MA.18
Starting with 217403
Pride of Szeged Medium Ground Beef Variable Best Before
14.MA.16,
14.MA.17 and
14.MA.18
Starting with 200302
Pride of Szeged Lean Ground Beef CP Variable Best Before
14.MA.16,
14.MA.17 and
14.MA.18
Starting with 217402
Pride of Szeged Lean Ground Beef Variable Best Before
14.MA.16,
14.MA.17 and
14.MA.18
Starting with 200304
Pride of Szeged Extra Lean Ground Beef Club Pack 10GFAT/100GSERVING Variable Best Before
14.MA.16,
14.MA.17 and
14.MA.18
Starting with 217406
Pride of Szeged Extra Lean Ground Beef Variable Best Before
14.MA.16,
14.MA.17 and
14.MA.18
Starting with 200306

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