The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Paolini’s Sausages and Meats are recalling some sausage products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 bacteria. The products were sold and distributed by Paolini’s Sausage and Meats in Calgary, Alberta, and may have been sold by other retailers in Alberta up to and including February 5, 2015.
The products may have been sold pre-packaged or have been clerk-served, and were sold both with and without a label. If you aren’t sure whether or not you have a recalled product, check with the grocery store where you bought it.
The recalled products are Hungarian Farmer Sausage, Hot Hungarian Farmer Sausage, Mexican Twist Sausage, Buffalo Hungarian Sausage, Wesfalian Smokies, Onion Mettwurst/Frishe Zweibel Mettwurst, Fine Mettwurst, Course Mettwurst, Ritterwurst/Pfeffer-sackchen, and Landjager. There is no size, code on the products, or UPC numbers.
If you purchased any of these products, do not eat them even if you plan on cooking them. Throw them away in a sealed container or return them to the place of purchase for a refund. No illnesses have been “definitively linked to the consumption of these products” according to the CFIA notice.