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This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

Food Safety Warning - Good Boucher brand Lean Ground Beef may be unsafe due to E. coli O157:H7

From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Advisory date:
March 18, 2018
Reason for advisory:
Microbiological - E. coli O157:H7
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Goodfood Market Corp
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 18, 2018 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the products described below due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.


Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Good Boucher Lean Ground Beef 285 g None Lot: 18-03-07
Best before: 2018-03-21
Good Boucher Lean Ground Beef 510 g None Lot: 18-03-05
Best before: 2018-03-19
Good Boucher Lean Ground Beef 510 g None Lot: 18-03-07
Best before: 2018-03-21

What you should do

Check to see if you have the products in your home. If the products are in your home, do not consume them.

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.


This warning was triggered by CFIA test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of these or other products. If products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through a Food Recall Warning.


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

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