Canadian Food Inspection Agency expands beef burger recall

Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation, in cooperation with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency of Health Canada, is recalling specific Simply Food beef burgers due to a potential risk that the product may be contaminated with E.coli 0157:H7. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is working with all retailers and distributors to recall all affected products from the marketplace manufactured from Establishment 761 between July 1, 2011 and February 15, 2012.

While there have been no reported incidents associated with this product, customers are asked to stop using the product immediately and return it to their local Shoppers Drug Mart / Pharmaprix store for a refund.

 Simply Food  Angus Beef Sliders Mini Beef Burgers  684g  0 57800 80213 6
 Simply Food  Lean Beef Burgers  852g  0 57800 00019 8
 Simply Food  Prime Rib Beef Burger With 51% Prime Rib  852g  0 57800 00092 1

For more information, customers can call Shoppers Drug Mart Customer Care Centre at 1-800-746-7737.

For media inquiries, please contact Tammy Smitham, Director, Communications and Corporate Affairs at 416-490-2892 or