OTTAWA, ONTARIO – On Sept. 27, JBS Food Canada recalled its Provigo brand ground beef products from the market due to possible E. coli O157 contamination. The recall warns the public against consuming theses recalled products:

  • Variable size Provigo Medium ground beef club packs with UPC codes that begin with 0 213026 bearing Best Before dates of 16.SE2020 or 17.SE2020 or 18.SE2020
  • Variable size Provigo Lean ground beef fresh club pack with UPC codes that begin with 0 217334 bearing Best Before dates 16.SE2020 or 17.SE2020 or 18.SE2020

JBS Food Canada initiated the recall. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings if other high-risk products are recalled. CFIA will verify the industry is removing the recalled products from the marketplace once it completes that process.

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