Beef recall expanded again
The recall list of beef products from the XL Foods
plants in Brooks, Alta., has been expanded yet again.
Dozens of meat cuts and stores have been added to the list which
now contains hundreds of products and stores across Canada and the
You can find the list of recalled products here.
The Alberta government has confirmed that five people fell ill
last month from E. coli linked to steaks processed at the XL plant.
And officials are investigating whether a person who got sick
from E. coli in Newfoundland is the sixth case linked to XL.
Tests are also being done to find the source of E. coli in four
other cases in Alberta, 13 in Saskatchewan and one in British
Harpreet Kochhar with the Public Health Agency of Canada told
reporters yesterday that XL Foods had a plan in place to battle E.
coli, but didn't follow or update that plan.
(The Canadian Press)