January 29, 2020

Butcher’s Pride Corned Beef and Pastrami Recalled For Listeria

Nossack Fine Meats is recalling Butcher’s Pride Corned Beef and Pastrami in Canada for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not eat, and distributors, retailers, and food service establishments shouldn’t to serve or sell these recalled products. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

The recalled items are Butcher’s Pride Corned Beef, sold in variable sizes with no UPC number. The code on the product is BEST BEFORE 2019NO27. The second recalled product is Butcher’s Pride Pastrami, also sold in variable sizes. There is no UPC number on the product. The code on the package is BEST BEFORE 2019NO27. These products were sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and possibly nationally.

The recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation which may lead to the recall of other products. The government is ensuring that industry is removing the recalled products from the marketplace.

If you purchased these items, do not eat them. Throw them away in sealed packages in a secure garbage can, or take them back to the store where they were purchased for a full refund.

Anyone who has these items should clean their refrigerators or freezers with a mild bleach solution to kill any bacteria. Use a mild bleach solution to clean these appliances, and wash your hands well with soap and water.

Symptoms of listeriosis, the illness caused by this pathogen, can take up to 70 days to appear. Those symptoms include high fever, stiff neck, severe headache, muscle aches, nausea, and diarrhea. Pregnant women need to be very cautious about Listeria monocytogenes because it can cause miscarriage and stillbirth.

Butcher's Pride Corned Beef and Pastrami Recalled For Listeria


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