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Canada's Bad Beef Plant Shut Down, Products Recalled

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A beef processing plant in Alberta, Canada has been shut down, and nearly two thousand beef products have been recalled.

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The reason?

Beef from the plant was linked to consumers getting sick from E. Coli bacteria.

Some of the beef from the tainted XL Foods processing plant in Alberta was destined for export to the US.

Anchor Marco Werman speak with the CBC's Erin Collins.