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Butchers Choice Beef Burgers Causing E. coli Illnesses in Canada

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Loblaw Companies Ltd. are warning the public not to consume certain Butcher’s Choice Beef Burgers because this product may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

The affected products include:

  • Butcher’s Choice Garlic Peppercorn Beef Burgers, is sold frozen in 1.13 kg packages bearing UPC 0 60383 89363 7 and BEST BEFORE 2013 MR 03 EST 752.
  • Butchers Choice Hickory Barbecue Beef Burgers 2013 FE 10 EST 752 0 60383 89364 4.

This recall is the result of an ongoing investigation into a number of E. coli O157:H7 related illnesses in Canada and this recall is the result of E. coli O157:H7 product testing by the CFIA related to an ongoing outbreak investigation. The CFIA is currently testing additional products collected from across the country.

These products have been distributed nationally.