July 16, 2019 11:15 pm
Updated: July 16, 2019 11:29 pm

Northfork Bison products recalled amid E. coli contamination concerns

Natural Frontier Foods ground bison meat, subject to a recall by producer Northfork Bison Distributors Inc. in July 2019.

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Quebec-based company Northfork Bison Distributors Inc. has voluntarily recalled a series of bison products over concerns about possible E. coli contamination.

The recall, announced by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) on Tuesday, covers a list of Northfork products.

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They include the following products, with very specific codes that are listed on the CFIA website:

  • Natural Frontier Foods — Bison, ground meat — 280 grams
  • Sensations — Extra lean ground bison — 280 grams
  • La Terre des Bisons — Bison ground (lean) — 1.5 pounds
  • Northfork Canadian Bison Ranch — Bison ground regular — 1.25 kilograms
  • Northfork Canadian Bison Ranch — Bison ground regular — 4.54 kilograms/10 pounds
  • Northfork Canadian Bison Ranch — Bison ground 10 pounds regular — 4.54 kilograms
  • Northfork Canadian Bison Ranch — Bison ground 1 pound regular — 0.45 kilograms/one pound
  • Northfork Canadian Bison Ranch — Bison burger 20 x eight ounces — two pounds
  • Northfork Canadian Bison Ranch — Bison burger four ounces x 4 — one pound

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Northfolk initiated the recall following a separate recall in a different country, the CFIA said.

The agency is carrying out a food safety investigation that could result in more recalls.

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No sicknesses have been reported that have been linked to these products in Canada, the CFIA said.

There were, however, sicknesses reported in the United States.

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