Food Recall Warning - Raw pork and pork organ products sold in Alberta recalled due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination

Recall details

Class: 1

Reason for Recall: Microbiological - E. coli O157:H7

Company / Firm: Cantran Meat Co. Ltd.

Distribution: Alberta

Ottawa, May 19, 2016 - Cantran Meat Co. Ltd. is recalling raw pork and pork organ products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume and food service establishments, retailers, distributors and manufacturers in Alberta, should not serve, use, or sell these products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.


The affected raw pork and pork organ products, supplied by Cantran Meat Co. Ltd., may have been transformed into raw muscle meat cuts, ground pork, sausages, and raw ready-to-eat products. The products, which have been sold fresh, have only been distributed in Alberta.


The affected products are known to have been sold or distributed by the companies listed below from April 28, 2016 up to and including May 14, 2016. These products may have been sold pre-packaged or clerk-served, with or without a label. Consumers who are unsure if they have the affected products are advised to check with their retailer.

Recalled Products

Company name Address City
Fat Kee Fresh Meat Market 1423 Centre Street N.W. Calgary
Fat Kee BBQ & Meat 111 3 Avenue S.E. Calgary
Wah Hing Meat Shop 108 3 Avenue S.E. Calgary
Illichmann's Sausage Shop 1840 36 Street S.E. Calgary
My Tho BBQ & Fresh Meat 575 28 Street S.E. Calgary

Link to full CFIA details here