Beef recall expanded again
The recall of ground beef from Edmonton-based producer
XL Foods is being expanded yet again.
The recall due to possible E. coli contamination was first
announced by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency a week ago and
since then has been expanded six times.
It affects ground beef sold by Sobeys, Foodland, IGA, and Douglas
Meats stores in the Prairie provinces, Ontario, the Maritimes and
some Big Way and Super A stores.
And now it also includes unlabelled ground beef products sold
between Aug. 24 through Sept. 16, at stores which may include small
retailers, local meat markets and butcher shops.
The CFIA is advising consumers who are unsure if they have the
affected product to check with the stores where they purchased the
beef, or simply throw it out.
The agency says there have been no reported illnesses linked to
For a list of recalled products click here.
(The Canadian Press)