OTTAWA, November 1, 2011 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Sobeys Inc. are warning the public not to consume the ground beef products described below as these products may contain metal pieces.
These products were sold at one Sobeys store only, 961 Bedford Highway, Bedford, Nova Scotia.
The following in-store packed ground beef products with a "Packaged On" date of OC31,11 are affected by this alert.
(last 6 digits change with random weights)
|Lean Ground Beef||211665 xxxxxx|
|Lean Ground Beef – Value Pack||211666 xxxxxx|
|Extra Lean Ground Beef||211671 xxxxxx|
|Extra Lean Ground Beef – Value Pack||211672 xxxxxx|
|Medium Ground Beef||211708 xxxxxx|
|Medium Ground Beef – Value pack||211660 xxxxxx|
|Extra Lean Ground Beef Sirloin||211699 xxxxxx|
|Extra Lean Ground Sirloin – Value Pack||281043 xxxxxx|
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
Sobeys Inc., Bedford, Nova Scotia is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace.
For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:
Sobeys Customer Service at: 1-888-944-0442
CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).
For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA’s Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.
To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.