Supervalu-owned Albertsons stores are recalling multiple ground beef items from all stores in Washington and Oregon and three stores in Northern Idaho: Coeur D’Alene, Haden and Lewiston. Their supplier, Interstate Meat Distributors, told Albertsons that these products are part of the XL Foods recall in Canada for E. coli 0157:H7.
These products were sold from Albertsons’ full service counters at customer request or sold pre-packaged from 9/3/12 to 9/21/12. All raw ground beef products from full service counters are recalled. In addition, these pre-packaged products are recalled: Fresh Ground Beef Patties 80/20, 1 LB, with UPC number 7-52907-60030 and Use by Date of 9/11/2; Fresh Ground Beef Chub 73/27, 1 LB, with UPC number 7-52907-18271 and Use by Dates of 9/18/12 or 9/21/12; and Fresh Ground Beef Chub 72/27, 3 LB, with UPC number 7-52907-18251 and Use by Dates of 9/18/12 or 9/21/12.
If you have purchased these items, return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Be sure to check your home freezer. These products are no longer available at Albertsons, and no illnesses linked to the consumption of these products has been reported. For questions, call Albertsons Customer Care at 1-877-932-7948.