V&T Meat and Food, Calgary, Alberta and Hiep Thanh Trading, Edmonton, Alberta, are recalling certain raw pork products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers, food service establishments, retailers, distributors and manufacturers in Alberta, should not consume, serve, use, or sell certain raw pork products sold by these two retailers/distributors because the raw pork products may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
All raw pork products sold from these locations, during the identified time periods, are affected by this recall.
Affected Selling Dates
V&T Meat and Food
3012-17 Avenue SE, #6
Between July 14, 2014 and
September 2, 2014, inclusively
Hiep Thanh Trading
10718-98 Street NW
Between July 10, 2014 and
September 3, 2014, inclusively
These raw pork products may have been sold by other retailers. Consumers who are unsure if they have the affected products are advised to check with their retailer.
What you should do
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 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.