AHS, RCMP investigating 8 Calgary businesses for sale of uninspected meat

Alberta Health Services is warning about the significant health risk associated with uninspected meat products purchased from eight Calgary food businesses.

An RCMP investigation into the sale of uninspected meat has lead to a public alert from Alberta Health Services (AHS) and forced the closure of several Calgary stores.

AHS says there are now eight businesses in the city that have been ordered to close, and are urging anyone who bought meat from any of the locations to dispose of it right away.

“AHS has issued closure orders to each of these business between April 19 and April 22, 2024, following inspections that confirmed the presence of uninspected meat products,” reads the alert.

•Alta Halal Meat – 6426 36 Street NE, Units 150 & 155
•Bismillah Meat and Grocery – 4250 109 Avenue NE, Unit 4110
•Madina Halal Meat and Grocery – 4656 Westwinds Dr NE Unit 510
•Maher Fresh Halal Meat – 3517 17 Ave SE, Unit 101
•Mediterranean Halal Meats and Deli – A3917, 17 Ave SE
•Mustafa Madani Halal Meat and Grocery – 7 WestwindsCrescent NE, Unit 109
•Shawdesi Bazaar – 55 Westwinds Crescent NE,Unit 131
•Shawdesi Foods and Catering – 55 Westwinds Crescent NE, Unit 127

The alert from AHS warns of significant health risk associated with potentially uninspected meat.

Anyone who consumed meat from any of the businesses are being advised to watch for symptoms of gastro-intestinal bacterial infection.

On Monday, RCMP said they had informed AHS about several Calgary stores linked to their investigation into the illegal slaughter of goats and sheep in southern Alberta.

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