Updated Food Recall Warning - raw beef and raw veal products recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

Food recalls

Affected Products

Ottawa, October 2, 2019 - The food recall warning issued on October 1, 2019 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Ryding-Regency Meat Packers Ltd. is recalling Ryding-Regency Meat Packers Ltd. brand raw beef and raw veal products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Food service establishments, retailers, distributors and manufacturers should not serve, use, or sell the recalled products described below.

Updated October 7:

Raw Beef and Raw Veal products of a variety of brands, package sizes and code dates are part of this recall, including Ryding/Regency Meat Packers, Metro (Ontario), Food Basics, Chicago Gyros, Centennial Foods, Top Grass Cattle Company, Buckingham Meat Market, Fortinos, The Meat House, Nations, Adonis, Commisso Meat, Mount Brydges Abattoir, Farmway Foods, Alzahraa Halal Meat, Vanessa Meats and Deli Inc., D&A Fine Foods, I Butcher Inc., Halal Meat Market, Springer’s Meats Inc. Retail Store, Afro Caribbean Foods, Super C,  Hello Fresh, Woodward Meat Purveyors, Amir Quality Meats, Sheridan Specialities, PAT Central, Tavaora, Uppercut, Florence Meat Supply Ltd., Scale Meats Ltd., Juan Meat Market Ltd., Witteveen Meats Ltd., Pat Thornhill Market, Kawartha Meats, Metzger Meats, Herrington’s Quality Butchers, Elwood Meat Market, Top Food Supermarket, West Guilford Shopping Centre, Coneybeare’s Butcher Shop, Vaughan Rd. Food Market, Samir Supermarket & Restaurant,  Win Farms Supermarket, Superking Superstore, Galleria Supermarket – York Mills, Nesbitt’s, Denninger’s Foods of the World,  Foody Mart, Steakhouse Select, La Mantia’s Country Market,  Venerica Meats Inc., Belmont Meats, Bib’s Meats, Ivan’s European Deli and Specialty Meat Shop, Matar Meat Shop, West Grey Premium Beef, Roesch Meats and More, Central Fresh Market, Wellington County Marketplace, Starsky, Milliken Meats Products Ltd., Galleria Supermarket, Cardinal Raised Free, Fiesta Farms, Halal Meat, Brandt Meat Packers, JTK Farms, Our Butcher Shop, Al Jazeera Food and Meat Market, Nardini Specialities, Your Independent Grocer, Woori Meat Shop, ARZ Fine Foods, Dresden Meat Packers, The Central Butcher, DJ Meats, Elmwood Meat Market, Cataldi Fresh Market, Highland Farms Ellesmere, Karlovo Inc., Maltese Grocery, Rowe Farm Meats, From Our Chefs, Taj Mahal Supermarket, Foodland, IGA, Schneiders, Toscana Meats Distributors Vaughan Inc., Royal Crown Meats, Tara Foods, MacGregors Meat & Seafood Ltd., Summit Food Service, Oriental Food Center, Noor Halal Meat and Grocery, Jersey Meat Products, 4112532 Canada Inc., Lakeside Meats, P.A.T. Oriental Food Market, Mitchell’s Butcher’s Blend, Valley Custom Cutting, Green Fresh Supermarket, Nortown, Fast, Fresh, Fabulous, Almarwa Halal Meat, The Garden Basket, Kingsway Meats, North Hill Meats, Doug’s Quality Meats, Sarajevo Grill and Meat, Brenner Packers Ltd., George’s Meat Shop, Pusateri’s Fine Foods, Jian Hing Food Mart, Nosso Talho, Buzzy’s Bakery & Catering, La Boucherie Fine Meats, Brant Food Centre, Sweet Beast, Baraca Halal Foods, Lakeshore Meats, Manitoulin Meat Boss, Millgrove Packers, Karlovo Inc., Paesano Foods, CMP Meats, Murray’s Farm Butcher Shoppe, Our Butcher Shop, The Butcher and the Baker, Sullivan’s Butcher Shop, Cumbraes of Dundas, The Hungary Butcher, Frabert’s Fresh Food, Storm’s Fresh Meat & Deli, Cataldi Fresh Market, Oceans Fresh Food Market and Fine Halal Foods. Check the links below for information on specific product names, sizes and code dates that are part of the recall.

Updated October 18: 

Additional information added regarding Ryding/Regency Meat Packers products. See all links below in relation to this recall.

If you purchased this product

Check to see if you have the recalled products in your establishment. Recalled products should be returned to the location where they were purchased. If you have received the recalled products and have further transformed the recalled products, you are advised to contact the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick.


  • Nausea.
  • Vomiting.
  • 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.

For more information

CFIA Food Recalls