Lean ground beef may be contaminated with E. coli

Good Boucher lean ground beef sold in sizes of 510 grams and 285 grams may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria and should not be consumed, according to a notice issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) .

The product has been sold in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. It may also have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

The CFIA recalls that food contaminated with this bacteria does not necessarily have visible discolouration or a suspicious smell, but may still cause illness.

Nausea, vomiting, more or less acute abdominal cramps and watery or watery diarrhea are possible symptoms when a person consumes food contaminated with E. coli. coli.

In severe cases, some people may experience seizures or stroke while others may require blood transfusions and dialysis.

According to the CFIA, in some cases, kidney damage is permanent. The disease can even cause death.

Sue Towsley

Sue Towsley (RN)is the Deputy Editor at Med News Ledger where she covers mental health and emotional wellness. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Ryerson in Toronto. She currently lives in Lethbridge Alberta. Prior to becoming a journalist, Lindsay worked as a health professional in Woodstock Ontario. There are several ways to contact sue here.

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