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Burgers Recalled over E.coli Fears

04 October 2013

CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Belmont Meats have recalled Compliments brand Super 8 Beef Burgers because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

This recall is the result of an ongoing food safety investigation initiated as a result of a recent outbreak investigation.

The CFIA said there may be recalls of additional products or best before dates as the food safety investigation at this facility continues.

The product has been distributed in Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador in Sobeys banner stores, which might include Sobeys, Foodland, FreshCo, and Price Chopper.

There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of the burgers.

The manufacturer, Belmont Meats Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, is voluntarily recalling all affected product from the marketplace and the CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

TheMeatSite News Desk

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