Higa Meat & Pork Market in Honolulu, Hawaii is recalling about 4,100 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli 0157:H7. The product tested positive for the bacteria and was shipped before the company received test results. There have been no reports of illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
They are recalling 10 pound bags of “HIGA MARKET-GROUND BEEF BULK” with 1 to 6 bags per carton/case. Each case has the establishment number “EST. 12457M” inside the USDA mark of inspection and the identifying case code number “291″. The products were made on October 17, 2012 and distributed to restaurants in the Oahu, Hawaii area.
For questions, call the company’s Vice President, Sheldon Wright, at 808-531-3591. Go to the USDA’s web page to learn tips for safe handling of raw meat, fish, and poultry.