Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

October 31, 2014 23:33 ET

Updated Food Recall Warning: Unpasteurized Cider Recalled Due to E. coli O157:H7

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 31, 2014) -

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The food recall warning issued on October 30, 2014 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Industry is recalling unpasteurized cider from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold in Ontario.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes Distribution information
None Unpasteurized apple cider Sold in unlabeled plastic jugs and unlabeled plastic bags None None Sold from October 10, 2014 to October 11, 2014, inclusively at 926 King Street North, Waterloo, Ontario
None Unpasteurized apple cider Sold in unlabeled plastic jugs None None Sold from October 10, 2014 to October 11, 2014, inclusively at 3124 Lobsinger Line, St. Clements, Ontario
Osoleo Wildcrafters Cranberry-Apple Cider Unpasteurized 1 L, 2 L, 4 L None None Sold by Osoleo Wildcrafters from October 10, 2014 to October 13, 2014, inclusively at:
C The Village Market (Waldorf Market),
Thornhill, Ontario
C Leslieville Farmers' Market,
Toronto, Ontario
C Sorauren Farmers' Market,
Toronto, Ontario
None Cranberry-Apple Cider Unpasteurized Sold in unlabeled plastic jugs None None Sold by Osoleo Wildcrafters from October 10, 2014 to October 13, 2014, inclusively at:
C The Village Market (Waldorf Market),
Thornhill, Ontario
C Leslieville Farmers' Market,
Toronto, Ontario
C Sorauren Farmers' Market,
Toronto, Ontario
Two Century Farm Pear Cider Unpasteurized 1 L, 2 L, 4 L None None Sold by Osoleo Wildcrafters from October 10, 2014 to October 13, 2014, inclusively at:
C The Village Market (Waldorf Market),
Thornhill, Ontario
C Leslieville Farmers' Market,
Toronto, Ontario
C Sorauren Farmers' Market,
Toronto, Ontario
None Pear Cider Unpasteurized Sold in unlabeled plastic jugs None None Sold by Osoleo Wildcrafters from October 10, 2014 to October 13, 2014, inclusively at:
C The Village Market (Waldorf Market),
Thornhill, Ontario
C Leslieville Farmers' Market,
Toronto, Ontario
C Sorauren Farmers' Market,
Toronto, Ontario

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.

Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 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 findings by the CFIA during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. The 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.

Illnesses

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

More information

• Osoleo wildcrafters: 647-300-8129

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

Contact Information

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    CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600