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   CFIA: Mechanically Tenderized Steak Recalled Due To E. Coli O157:H7
by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 3:56PM EDT

Ottawa, October 17, 2017 - Vantage Foods (ON) Inc. is recalling mechanically tenderized steaks 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 Food Basics supermarket locations in Ontario.

Recalled products

Brand Name

Common Name

Size

Code(s) on Product

UPC

Food Basics

Mechanically Tenderized Hip Steak

Variable

Best Before 2017OC17

Starts with 0 211030

Food Basics

Mechanically Tenderized Steak FP

Variable

Best Before 2017OC17

Starts with 0 224015

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

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.

Learn more about the health risks

Sign up for recall notifications by email, follow us on Twitter, or join the CFIA community on Facebook

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

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.

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

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)


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