Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

December 02, 2014 04:32 ET

Food Recall Warning: Your Fresh Market Brand Ground Beef Products Recalled Due to E. coli O157

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 2, 2014) -

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Cargill Meat Solutions (Est. 700) is recalling Your Fresh Market brand ground beef products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold at Walmart stores in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Your Fresh Market Extra Lean Ground Beef Sirloin 475 g 6 05388 18363 7 Best Before 2014.NO.28
Your Fresh Market Extra Lean Ground Beef 475 g 6 05388 18369 9 Best Before 2014.NO.28
Your Fresh Market Medium Ground Beef 475 g 6 05388 18365 1 Best Before 2014.NO.28
Your Fresh Market Lean Ground Beef 475 g 6 05388 18376 7 Best Before 2014.NO.28 and 2014.NO.29
Your Fresh Market Extra Lean Ground Beef 900 g 6 05388 18372 9 Best Before 2014.NO.28
Your Fresh Market Lean Ground Beef 900 g 6 05388 18378 1 Best Before 2014.NO.28
Your Fresh Market Lean Ground Beef 1.6 kg 6 05388 18379 8 Best Before 2014.NO.28 and 2014.NO.29

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with E. coli O157 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

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Background

This recall was triggered by test results. 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.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

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

More information

• Cargill Meat Solutions: Connie Tamoto, Communications Manager, Cargill, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Office: 204-947-6187, Mobile: 204-918-0344, connie_tamoto@cargill.com

• Wal-Mart Canada Corp: Alex Roberton, Director, Corporate Affairs & Social Media, 905-821-2111 ext. 75402, alex.roberton@walmart.com

• CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

Contact Information

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    613-773-6600