Industry is recalling certain cauliflower, red leaf lettuce and green leaf lettuce produced by Adam Bros. Farming Inc. of Santa Maria, California, United States (US) from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. The affected products described below have been imported from Adam Bros Farming Inc. by: Courchesne Larose Ltd., Anjou, QC, Dominion Citrus, Toronto, ON; Fresh Taste Produce Limited, Milton, ON; and Fruits et Legumes Gaetan Bono Inc., Montreal, QC. Consumers, retailers, restaurants and institutions should not sell, use or consume the recalled products described below.
The following products, grown in the US, are known to have been sold in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador and may have been sold in other provinces.
- Adam Brothers Family Farms Cauliflower
- Green leaf lettuce (sold in bulk without a brand name)
- Red leaf lettuce (sold in bulk without a brand name)
If you purchased this product
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased. If you are unsure as to whether products are included in this recall, contact the location where they were purchased.
Symptoms of E. coli O157:H7
Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include:
- Mild to severe abdominal cramps
- Watery to bloody diarrhea
In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.