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If you bought this ground veal, return it or throw it out

Vantage Foods (ON) Inc. is recalling ground lean veal from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. The product has been sold in Food Basics supermarket locations in Ontario
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Vantage Foods (ON) Inc. ground lean veal has been recalled. Photo provided.
PRODUCT RECALL WARNING
CANADIAN FOOD INSPECTION AGENCY
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Recall date: Nov. 8, 2017
Reason for recall: Microbiological - E. coli O157:H7
Hazard classification: Class 1
Company / Firm: Vantage Foods (ONInc.
Distribution: Ontario
Extent of the distribution: Retail

Recall details

Vantage Foods (ONInc. is recalling ground lean veal from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold in Food Basics supermarket locations in Ontario.

Recalled products

Brand Name

Common Name

Size

Code(s) on Product

UPC

None – Prepared for Food Basics

Ground Lean Veal

Variable

Best Before 2017NO04

Starts with 0 226811

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: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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  • View our detailed explanation of the food safety investigation and recall process

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 this product.

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