Food recall warning

Various raw beef and raw veal products recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

Starting date:
November 5, 2019
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning
Microbiological - E. coli O157:H7
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Chantecler Boucherie
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Last updated: 2019-12-23

Advisory details

Ottawa, November 5, 2019 - The food recall warning issued on November 4, 2019 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Industry is recalling various raw beef and raw veal products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and nursing homes should not sell or use the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold as indicated in the table below.

Recalled products

Recalled products – Consumer

Brand Product Size UPC Codes Additional Information / Distribution
None Dry Aged Burgers 6.5oz Variable (clerk-served) None All 'Packed on' dates from 2019JUL09 up to and including 2019JUL23 Sold at Chantecler Boucherie, 1318 Queen Street West, Toronto
None Ribeye Variable (clerk-served) None All 'Packed on' dates from 2019JUL09 up to and including 2019JUL23 Sold at Chantecler Boucherie, 1318 Queen Street West, Toronto

What you should do

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 home or establishment. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 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.

Who is affected

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


This recall was triggered by the CFIA's inspection activities. 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.

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