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Nossack Fine Meat’s Corned Beef and Pastrami recalled due to Listeria

Nossack Fine Meats Butcher’s Pride Corned Beef and Pastrami are recalled due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers and foodservice establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and nursing homes should not sell or use the recalled products described below.

If you have received the recalled products and have further transformed or repackaged them, you are advised to contact the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

The following products have been sold in Alberta, British Columbia and Manitoba, and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Recalled products

BrandProductSizeUPCCodes
Butcher’s PrideCorned
Beef
VariableNABEST BEFORE2019NO27
Butcher’s PridePastramiVariableNABEST BEFORE2019NO27

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have the recalled products in your establishment. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick.

Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk.

Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

This 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. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing the recalled products from the marketplace.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

For further information: Company information: Nossack Fine Meats Ltd.: 1-403-346-5054; Public enquiries: Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.), Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international), Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca.

-reporter@albertapressleader.ca

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