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Food Recall Warning - Gold Coast brand Broccettes - Broccoli Florettes recalled due to E. coli O26

Recall date:
August 3, 2017
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Other
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd.
Distribution:
British Columbia
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
11627

Recall details

Ottawa, August 3, 2017 - Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. is recalling Gold Coast brand Broccettes - Broccoli Florettes from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O26 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Gold Coast Broccettes - Broccoli Florettes 907 g 12 AU 2017 7 35844 00033 5

What you should do

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

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

Food contaminated with E. coli O26 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

Gold Coast Packaging Inc. Customer Service

Tel: 800-600-4406 Monday-Friday, 7:00a.m. to 3:30p.m. (Pacific Time)

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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