Lean ground beef recalled due to possible E coli risk

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is recalling a brand of lean ground beef because of a possible E. coli contamination.The agency says the Good Boucher brand beef was sold in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and P.E.I., but may have also been distributed in other provinces and territories.The recall includes 285-gram packages with a best before date of March 21 and 510-gram packages with best before dates of March 19 and March 21.The CFIA says the recall was triggered by its test results and that no illnesses have been reported from eating the recalled beef.Food contaminated with E. coli 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, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage.The agency is advising consumers to check if you have the products in your home and throw them out.

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