Loblaw announces recall of President's Choice Thick & Juicy Burgers in Canada because of possible E.coli contamination; no illnesses reported

BRAMPTON, Ontario , October 9, 2013 (press release) – Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) is asking the public not to consume President's Choice® Thick & Juicy Burgers in package size 40 x 113 g (4 oz), as it may be contaminated with E.coli O157:H7. The product is sold at Loblaw banner stores across Canada.

Loblaw has removed the affected product from sale in stores. No consumer complaints or incidents have been reported to date.

The product was sold at:

Ontario: Loblaws®, nofrills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Your Independent Grocer®, Zehrs Markets®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Extra Foods®, Fortinos®, Freshmart®, AXEP® and Cash&Carry®

Atlantic: Atlantic Superstore®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Cash&Carry®, Dominion® (in Newfoundland and Labrador), Freshmart®, Red & White®, nofrills® and Save Easy®
Québec: Loblaws®, Maxi & Cie®, Maxi®, Presto/Club Entrepot® Provigo le Marché® and Provigo®

West: Real Canadian Superstore®, Real Canadian Liquorstore®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Extra Foods®, nofrills®, Shop Easy®, SuperValu®, Westfair Independents and Your Independent Grocer®

For a complete list of store information please visit: http://loblawstores.ca/LCLOnline/

We sincerely apologize to our valued customers for any inconvenience or concern due to the unavailability of this product and its recall. The health and safety of our customers is paramount to us and we are committed to providing our customers with a clean and safe store environment and offering products that are produced, sourced and handled responsibly.
Customers can return the products to any of the above mentioned Loblaw banner stores in the provinces indicated where the customer service desk will provide a full refund (including without receipt) or contact customer service at 1-888-495-5111 or customerservice@presidentschoice.ca. 

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