Totally Recalled: ground beef that’s contaminated with salmonella (not the E. coli of yestermonth)

Totally Recalled: ground beef that’s contaminated with salmonella (not the E. coli of yestermonth)

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The product: Intercity Packers Ltd. Beef Burger Meat Mix 80/20

The UPC: 90066172180172

Lot code: 046

Establishment number: 503

The Details: It appears the sleuths at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency have been up to more that just tracking E. coli outbreaks—now they’re warning Canadians that a beef burger mix from Mississauga’s Intercity Packers (East) Ltd. could be contaminated with salmonella. According to the CFIA, the mix has been distributed in both Ontario and Newfoundland, and officials in Ottawa and southern Ontario are conducting an investigation into outbreaks of salmonella-associated illnesses. Even worse, salmonella-contaminated food doesn’t necessarily look or smell spoiled, and can cause everything from fevers and chills to diarrhea and vomiting. Back to your freezers, folks. [CFIA]