Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Foodservice companies hit with recalls

Two Toronto-area foodservice companies have been hit with recalls of beef and veal they bought from Ryding-Regency Meat Packers.

Centennial Foods of Richmond Hill and The Beef Boutique of Etobicoke marketed to hotels, restaurants and institutions.

Ryding-Regency is shut down because the Canadian Food Inspection Agency suspended its licence for failure to meet inspection standards. Days later the CFIA identified E. coli 0157:H7, triggering a recall of Ryding-Regency’s beef and veal.

Among those hit by that recall were the Sobey’s and Metro supermarket chains.

Ryding-Regency is the third-largest beef-slaughtering business in Ontario and is the biggest Canadian supplier of kosher-standard beef and veal.