December 16, 2019

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Recalled E. coli Beef Products Sold at Kroger and Walmart

The USDA has released a retail distribution list for beef products produced by PFP Enterprises of Texas that were recalled for the Big Six Shiga toxin-producing E. coli bacteria (STEC). No illnesses have been reported to date in association with this recall. Use the pack dates and other identifying information to see if you bought any of the recalled products. This list, according to the USDA, "may not include all retail locations that have received the recalled product or may include retail locations that did not actually receive the recalled product." The stores include Brookshire Food Stores in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas; Kroger in Louisiana and Texas; and Walmart stores in Texas. The beef was sold at Super 1 Foods at 3916 NE Evangeline Thruway in Carencro, Louisiana. The … [Read more...]

Canada Expands XL Foods E. coli Beef Recall for Tenth Time

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has expanded the recall of XL Foods beef products for E. coli 0157:H7 for the 10th time. The products were distributed nationally and are associated with the same XL Foods manufacturing dates of August 24, 27, 28, 29, and September 5, 2012 as the previous recalls. You can see the list of recalled products at the CFIA website. The products were sold at CO-OP, Metro, Food Basics, Marché Richelieu, Marchés AMI, Metro, Metro F, Metro Plus, Metro Plus F, Super C, Steakhouse Angus Select, and Walmart. The recalled products include tournedos, kabobs, all fresh beef products, steaks, and stir fry strips. There are several illnesses associated with the consumption of these products; namely mechanically tenderized steaks sold at Costco. Traceback … [Read more...]

Canada Suspends XL Foods License to Operate After E. coli Beef Recalls

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has suspended XL Foods Inc. license to operate after the company did not adequately implement corrective actions after inspection. The facility's ground beef and beef trim was recalled after it was found to be contaminated with E. coli 0157:H7. The recall has been expanded seven times and spread into the United States. The recall began September 17, 2012. On September 4, 2012, the USDA notified the CFIA of a positive E. coli 0157:H7 sample in beef trimmings from XL Foods. The CFIA found the deadly bacteria in products made in XL Foods Alberta facility that same day. So the Canadian government conducted enhanced inspections at that plant. On September 26, 2012, the CFIA determined that the deficiencies found in the inspection had not bee … [Read more...]

New Seasons Ground Beef E. coli O157 Recall Expands: One More Case

New Seasons Market has expanded its recall of fresh ground beef sold at its Portland, Oregon stores for possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination after new tests show that some of the potentially contaminated meat was available for sale as recently as November 8, 2019. In addition, one more illness case that is closely associated with one of the three confirmed cases has been identified. The first recall notice and notice of the outbreak was posted on November 10, 2019 and stated that the ground beef in question was sold from October 13 to October 23, 2019. At that time, three patients had been identified and their illnesses had been confirmed via lab tests. There is no word about any hospitalizations or hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) development. That means that four people may … [Read more...]

E. coli Outbreak Associated With New Seasons Market Ground Beef in Portland, OR

An E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in Portland, Oregon is associated with ground beef sold at meat counters in three New Seasons Market stores. Three people in the metro area are sick after eating New Seasons Market ground beef purchased at those outlets. All are recovering from their illness, according to a press release by the Oregon Health Authority. The company is also issuing a recall. The recalled fresh ground beef was sold at the company's North Lombard, North Interstate, and Cedar Hills store locations. The product comes in 5%, 10%, and 20% fat content varieties. The beef is ground at the stores before sale. The ground beef was purchased between October 19, 2019 and October 23, 2019. If you purchased these products, throw them away in a sealed container, even if you planned to cook … [Read more...]

Circle A, Clarks, Southeast Protein Ground Beef Recalled For E. coli O157:H7

Pride of Florida is recalling about 64,797 pounds of raw ground beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The brands are Circle A, Clarks, Southeast Protein Purveyor. There have been no confirmed reports of illness due to the consumption of these products. These items were produced on dates ranging from September 23, 2019 to October 10, 2019. They include: 24-lb. Case containing 1-lb chubs of “CIRCLE A BRAND 85-15 LEAN GROUND BEEF” with pack date Oct. 8, 2019; package code of Oct. 8. 2020 and case code of 1-86407-30002-5. 24-lb. Case containing 1-lb chubs of “CIRCLE A BRAND 80/20 GROUND BEEF” with pack dates 9-26-19, 9-27-19, 9-30-19; package codes of Sept. 26, 2020, Sept. 27, 2020, Sept. 30, 2020; and case code of FG-8020-24-1. 12-lb. Case … [Read more...]

Huge Recall of Beef in Canada For Possible E. coli O157:H7

A huge recall of beef in Canada has been going on since September 30, 2019. All in all, there have been 19 separate recalls and recall updates issued since that date so far. No illnesses have been reported in connection with these recalls. This recall has reached into the U.S. as well, with the USDA issuing a public safety alert. The recalls, which were triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Ageny's inspection activities, include: Recall of Globe Meats Fresh Market & Grill ground veal on September 26, 2019. Ryding-Regency Meat Packers recalled raw beef and raw veal products on October 1, 2019. those products include skirt steak, rib eye, bead roast, and flank steak, among others. This recall prompted a USDA public health alert for Ryding-Regency products in America on … [Read more...]

Ground Beef Products Recalled For Possible E. coli O157:H7

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing a public health alert for imported raw non-intact ground beef products (made with ground beef) for possible E. coli O157:H7. There is a huge beef and veal recall in Canada for products contaminated with that pathogen. Canada is the recalling authority, but FSIS is "amplifying the recall." These products were produce and exported by Ryding-Regency Meat Packers in Canada. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency notified FSIS that several shipments that were include in a serious of recalls in Canada have been exported to the U.S. Imported beef manufacturing trimmings produced on May 27 and 30, 2019 were used in the U.S. to make other beef products that were sold to the consumer at the retail level. While the retail companies that made … [Read more...]

Ground Beef E. coli 0103 Outbreak Ends With 209 Sick

The ground beef E. coli O103 outbreak has ended with 209 people sick in 10 states and 29 hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Two people developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a type of kidney failure. The outbreak notice states that ill people in this outbreak ate ground beef from many sources. No single source of contamination was identified. But two processors did recall ground beef that may have been contaminated with E. coli O103. The case count  by state is: Florida (5), Georgia (51), Illinois (1), Indiana (1), Kentucky (76), Minnesota (1), Mississippi (1), Ohio (12), Tennessee (59), and Virginia (2). Illness onset dates range from March 1, 2019 to May 1, 2019. The patient age range was less than 1 year to 84 years. Two … [Read more...]

Kroger Recalls Steaks and Ground Beef For Possible E. coli O157:H7

Kroger is recalling steaks and ground beef for possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. These products were sold from April 23 though June 7, 2019. This recall has not yet been posted on the USDA website. There have been no confirmed reports of illness due to the consumption of these products. The recalled items list is difficult to read. The recalled products are bone-in ribeye steaks, boneless ribeye steaks, and in-store produced ground beef with two labels only. The labels read "Beef Ground ST FP #1321, and "Beef Ground ST 1# #1626." The list is: BF CH RIBYE STK 2PK BI, 1 RW; CH BF RIBEYE BL FP, **1844; BF SHRT RIBS BL, **7166; BF CH RIBEYE STK BL, 1 RW; BF CH RIBYE STK 2PK BL, 1 RW; BF CH RIBYE RST BI, 1 RW; BF CH RIBYE RST BL, 1 RW; BF CH RIBYE STK FP BI, 1 RW; BF CH RIBYE STK FP … [Read more...]

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