Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

February 14, 2009 02:09 ET

CFIA/Health Hazard Alert-Ground Beef Sold by Superstore, Kelowna May Contain Pieces of Glass

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 14, 2009) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Real Canadian Superstore are warning the public not to consume the ground beef described below because it may contain pieces of glass.

The fresh Lean Ground Beef Club Pack affected by this alert was sold in store packed 2.5 kg trays bearing Best Before date Feb 12, 09 and UPC 283460 913732 from Real Canadian Superstore, 2280 Baron Road, Kelowna, BC. The label, however, bears the name of Westfair Foods, Calgary, Alberta.

There have been no reported injuries associated with the consumption of this product.

Superstore, Kelowna is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace.

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Loblaw Companies customer relations at 866 999 9890 or at customerservice@superstore.ca/west

CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday)

For information on receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Westfair Foods
    Tara Dudar
    403-470-0157 or 403-291-8228
    tdudar1@westfair.ca.
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Office of Food Safety & Recall
    Davendra Sharma (English)
    613-755-2890
    or
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Office of Food Safety & Recall
    Linda LeBlanc (French)
    613-760-4112