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2011 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Linked to White Valley Grain Fed Beef Liver, Canada

On August 10, 2011, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and White Veal Meat Packers (Est. 412) warned the public to avoid eating the company's grain fed veal liver because it may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. There had been reports of illness linked to the products, however the number of illnesses was not given. The implicated veal had been sold in British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec beginning in June, 2011.

  • Outbreak began:
  • Unknown 2011
  • Affected Country:
  • International
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Not Applicable
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Beef, Liver
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Private Homes
  • Brand Name(s):
  • White Valley Beef Liver, White Valley Grain Fed Veal Liver
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Yes
  • Total ill:
  • 0
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • Unknown
  • Number Dead:
  • Unknown
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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