An unspecified amount of Sunspun brand Bearpaw-shaped Beef Burgers and Compliments brand Traditional Beef Burgers were added to the recall, although no illnesses have been reported in connection to the products. The company also recalled its uncooked lean ground beef on Oct. 20.
Toronto-based Belmont Meats is voluntarily recalling affected products from the marketplace as part of an ongoing food-safety investigation that began after a recent outbreak ofE. coliinfections that were linked to other Belmont Meats products. Local news reports state that as of Oct. 9, at least seven cases ofE. coliinfections were confirmed in Ontario.