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Monday, October 21, 2013

Ground Beef Recalled Due To Risk Of E. Coli

It might not look or smell spoiled, but that burger you're about to bite into could be contaminated with a potentially deadly bacteria. 

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Belmont Meats Ltd., warning the public not to eat the brand's uncooked lean ground beef because it could contain E. coli. This is the third E. coli-related beef recall from the Toronto factory this month. 

Eating food containing the bacteria can cause severe abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea, seizures strokes, and in extreme cases, death. The Belmont Meats Ltd. brand distributes products nationwide to stores including Sobeys, Wal-Mart and Superstore.