The CFIA is warning the public to not consume certain beef products from XL Foods because they may be contaminated with E. coli 0157:H7. This is the 13th time this recall has been expanded. About 1/3 of the Canadian beef supply is affected by this recall.
The brands recalled now include The Kitchen Table and Brooks Meat Packers. The products were sold at Entrepot de Viandes, Brooks Meat Packers, Co-op, ValuFoods, Village Mart, Real Canadian Superstore, Extra Foods, Real Canadian Wholesale Club, Dominion, Real Atlantic Superstore, Save Easy, Loblaws, Provigo, Valu-Mart, Your Independent Grocer, and Zehrs. Products recalled include beef tenderloin, roasts, steaks, stewing beef, beef patties, cube steaks, beef tips, stir fry strips, and tenderized steaks.
Look carefully at the long list of recalled products. That list includes the specific product name, size, UPC number, codes, dates, and provinces where the product was distributed. If you have purchased any, return them to the place of of purchase for a refund. There is an E. coli 0157:H7 outbreak in Alberta associated with tenderized steaks produced by XL foods. For questions, call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342.