July 5, 2020

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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...]

Lakeside E. coli Ground Beef Retail Distribution List Released By USDA

The Lakeside E. coli ground beef retail distribution list has been released by the FDA, listing stores that may have sold the meat. This recall from Lakeside Refrigerated Services was issued on June 15, 2020. About 42,922 pounds of the ground beef were recalled for possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. No illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall. The ground beef was sold under the bread names Marketside, Thomas Farms, and Value Pack. The way the beef was packaged, along with the package sizes, use by dates, and lot codes were listed in the recall notice. They include ground beef and ground beef patties. The ground beef products all have the establishment number "EST. 46841" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The potential contamination was discovered during … [Read more...]

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

Lakeside Refrigerated Services of Swedesboro, New Jersey, is recalling about 42,922 pounds of ground beef because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. There have been no confirmed reports of illness or adverse reactions due to the consumption of this product. The raw ground beef was produced on June 1, 2020. The recalled products are: 1-pound vacuum packages containing “MARKETSIDE BUTCHER ORGANIC GRASS-FED GROUND BEEF” and a use or freeze by date of 07/01/20 and lot code P-53298-82. 1-pound vacuum packages containing four ¼ lb. pieces of “MARKETSIDE BUTCHER ORGANIC GRASS-FED GROUND BEEF PATTIES” and a use or freeze by date of June 27, 2020 and lot code P-53934-28. 3-pound  vacuum packages containing three 1 lb. pieces of “MARKETSIDE BUTCHER ORGANIC GRASS-FED … [Read more...]

Ground Beef Sickens One in Illinois; non-O157 E. coli Found in Meat

Ground beef sickens one in Macoupin County, Illinois, according to a press release from the Illinois Department of Agriculture. A public health alert has been issued for ground beef sold at David B’s Custom Meats in Carlinville, Illinois. While officials found non-O157 E. coli bacteria in the meat, they did not state that the ill person is sick with any type of E. coli infection. The ground beef was prepared at that Type II facility, which is custom exempt, at the beginning of 2020 to the current date. Custom exempt meat products are not inspected and cannot be offered for sale to the public. So a recall of the ground beef was not requested. Instead, the DOH is issuing a public health alert about the problem. A resident of Macoupin County notified local public health officials … [Read more...]

Raw Beef and Veal Recall For E. coli O157:H7 in Canada Updated

The food recall warning for raw beef and veal for E. coli O157:H7 in Canada that was issued on October 17, 2020 and many other dates has been updated with more information. This information was discovered during the Canadian Food InspectionAgency's food safety investigation. The investigation has been closed. You can see the long list of recalled products at the CFIA web site. The products include beef bone-in hind shank, beef back ribs, fresh beef, choice grain-fed veal scallopine (frozen), ground beef, boneless veal shank, flat iron, rump roast, beef liver, beef top sirloin, and boneless beef brisket, among others. These beef and veal products may have been sold at these facilities:  50 Point Market, Bani Butcher Shop, Buckingham Meat Market, Dabrowski's Smoked Meats, Del Zotto and … [Read more...]

Multistate Outbreak #5 For 2019: Ground Beef E. coli O103

The multistate outbreak in the number 5 position for 2019 is the ground beef E. coli O103 outbreak that sickened at least 209 people in 10 states. Twenty-nine people were hospitalized. Two people developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), which is a type of kidney failure. As has happened so often this, year, 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. Patients told investigators that they ate … [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...]

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