This is an update to my previous blogs:

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume certain lettuce products described below because these products may contain E. coli O157:H7 bacteria.

Regarding the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)’s ongoing food safety investigation, the recall update includes the following additional lettuce products:

Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Sysco COMBO SEPARATE SALAD 1 x 5 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 None / Aucun
Sysco CHOP LETTUCE ICEBERG 5 x 4 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 10074865394076
Sysco SALAD MIX HARMONY 5 x 4 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 10883278074582
Sysco 1/4″ SHRED LETTUCE ICEBERG 4 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 None / Aucun
Sysco CHEF SALAD MIX 5 x 4 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 None / Aucun
Sysco ARAMARK MIXED VEGETABLE PACK 1 x 1 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 None / Aucun
Sysco CHOP LETTUCE ICEBERG 1 x 5 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 None / Aucun
Sysco 1/8″ SHRED LETTUCE ICEBERG 5 x 4 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 10074865178676
Sysco CHOP SALAD MIX 50/50 2 x 5 lb With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 10883278081462
Burger King BK WHOLE ICEBERG LETTUCE 24 HEADS With a Use By date of January 8, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5221, 5231, and 5241 None / Aucun
Sysco CHOP LETTUCE ROMAINE 2 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 None / Aucun
Sysco 1″ CHOP PANERA LETTUCE ROMAINE 6 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 None / Aucun
Sysco PREMIUM CHOP LETTUCE ROMAINE HEARTS 6 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 10074865916643
None – Packaged for use by Pizza Hut 1 1/2″ CHOP ROMAINE LETTUCE 6 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 None / Aucun
Burger King Canada 1 1/2″ CUT ROMAINE LETTUCE BK-2002 6 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 None / Aucun
None – Packaged for use by Yum 1 1/2″ CHOP ROMAINE LETTUCE 3 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 10883278093724
Freshpoint CHOP ROMAINE 6 x 907 g With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 None / Aucun
Sysco 1 1/2″ CHOP ROMAINE LETTUCE 6 x 2 lb With a Use By date of January 10, 2013 or earlier and lot codes 4941, 4951, 5011, 5021, 5031, 5041, 5051, 5061, 5111, 5121, 5131, 5141, 5151, 5211, 5231, 5241, 5251, 5261 10074865451069
  • CFIA’s Date of Recall: January 13, 2013

Other details of this recall are as follows:

  • Recalling firm: Freshpoint Toronto (Vaughan, Ontario, Canada)
  • Recall Classification: Class 1
    • is a situation in which there is a reasonable probability that the use of, or exposure to, a violative product will cause serious adverse health consequences or death

  • This product has been distributed for Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional in:
    • New Brunswick
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Nova Scotia
    • Ontario
    • Prince Edward Island
    • Quebec

Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 may not look or smell spoiled:

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Did you know…?

  • The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issues both online and email notifications of food recalls for:
    • all high-risk food recalls (mainly Class I) when the product is available for sale or could be in consumers’ homes

    • all other recalls (Class II and III) and food products that are sold exclusively to restaurants

  • A record of all recalls (Class I, II and III), including those that did not include a public warning, can be found in CFIA’s Food Recall Reports
  • Email notifications are also available for all allergen recalls

Classification des rappels: Classe I

  • Correspond à une situation où il existe une probabilité raisonnable que l’utilisation d’un produit non conforme ou une exposition à celui-ci entraînera des effets nuisibles graves sur la santé, voire même la mort
  • L’ACIA envoie des avis la fois en ligne et par courriel sur:
    • les rappels d’aliments à risque élevé (principalement ceux de la classe I) lorsque le produit est en vente ou pourrait se trouver chez les consommateurs

    • tous les autres rappels (classe II et III) ainsi que les produits vendus exclusivement aux restaurants

  • Tous les rappels (de classe I, II et III), y compris ceux qui ne donnent pas lieu à la publication d’une mise en garde, figurent dans notre Rapport sur les rappels d’aliments
  • Les avis par courriel sont offerts pour tous les rappels d’aliments contenant des allergènes

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