Ground Beef Recall in Oregon and Washington

In a nutshell: Almost 40,000 pounds of ground beef has been recalled in two Northwest states because of E.coli food poisoning. From the FDA press release June 2, 2009 – SP Provisions, a Portland, Ore., establishment is recalling approximately 39,973 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products subject to recall include: Cascade Natural Beef Brand: –5-pound and 10-pound bags of ground beef. Each package bears the identifying case code “13-016G.” –5-pound and 10-pound bags of chili grind. Each package
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Ground Beef Recall-May Have Foreign Objects

In a nutshell: 241,000 pounds of ground beef has been recalled because of bits of metal. From the FDA press release Holten Meat, Inc., a Sauget, Ill., establishment, is recalling approximately 241,000 pounds of ground beef product that may contain foreign materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. The following product is subject to recall: 20-pound cases of “100% PURE GROUND BEEF BULK.” Each case contains four (4) 5-pound Keeper Casing Chubs per box, which can be identified by the package code “12000” and the label code “1007982112000.” Each product is also labeled “PACKED
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95,000 pounds of ground beef recalled, E.coli

In a nutshell: Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, 95,898 pounds of ground beef products are being recalled. Illnesses have been reported in Illinois, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. From the FDA press release WASHINGTON, May 21, 2009 – Valley Meats LLC, a Coal Valley, Ill., establishment is recalling approximately 95,898 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products subject to recall include: 3S Brand Products: –10-pound cases containing a total of 40 (4-1) “KEEP FROZEN 3/S 100% GROUND BEEF PATTY.” Each
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Ground Beef Recall: Western New York

In a nutshell: Ground beef patties and pucks distributed to Western NY restaurants may be contaminated with E.coli. Order grilled cheese instead. From the FDA press release WASHINGTON, May 4, 2009 – Alex & George Wholesale, Inc., a Rochester, New York firm, is recalling approximately 4,663 pounds of ground beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. The following products are subject to recall: –10-pound poly bag of “A & G Brand BULK GROUND BEEF” –10-pound poly bag of “A & G Brand ‘HOT SAUCE’
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Ground Beef Recall in New Jersey

In a nutshell: ground beef may be contaminated with E.coli. So what else is new? Dutch Prime Foods, Inc., a Long Branch, New Jersey firm, is recalling approximately 345 pounds of ground beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. The following products are subject to recall: 5-pound and 10-pound vacuum sealed plastic bags of “DUTCH PRIME FOODS HAMBURGER.” These packages of ground beef were packed in 5- and 10-pound shipping cases which bear the establishment number “EST. 5206” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
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Fresno ground beef recall-E.coli food poisoning

In a nutshell: 780 pounds of ground beef recalled in Fresno. Renna’s Meat Market, a Fresno, Calif., firm is recalling approximately 780 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. The following products are subject to recall: Various sizes of ground beef products bearing the establishment number “EST. 27365” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The ground beef products were distributed to several restaurants and were available for direct purchase to consumers at retail establishments in the Fresno, Calif., area. These recalled products
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Calif. ground beef recalled: E.coli food poisoning

In a nutshell: Ground beef products may cause E.coli. Scary. S&S Foods LLC., an Azusa, Calif., firm, is recalling approximately 153,630 pounds of frozen ground beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. (This is a good reason to switch to local grass-fed beef farmers or veggie burgers.) The following products subject to recall include: 30-pound boxes of “742798 MFST, 100% GROUND BEEF BULK, 80/20, 1LB. BRICK.” These boxes of frozen ground beef products bear the establishment number “EST. 20375” inside the USDA mark of
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Ground Beef Recall in N.J., Possible E.coli

In a nutshell, ground beef in the Trenton, New Jersey area is being recalled because of possible E.coli food poisoning. June 8, 2008 – Dutch’s Meat, Inc., a Trenton, N.J., firm, is recalling approximately 13,275 pounds of ground beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The following products are subject to recall: • 10-pound plastic bags of “DUTCH’S MEATS, INC., GROUND BEEF • 10-pound vacuum-packed plastic bags of DUTCH’S MEATS, INC., GROUND BEEF • 10-pound boxes of DUTCH’S MEATS, INC., HAMBURGER PATTIES The ground beef products bear the establishment number “EST. 5424” inside the USDA mark
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Another Day, Another Beef Recall, E.coli Scare in 11 States

In a nutshell: Ground beef products that are intended for commercial use may be contaminated with e.coli. May 16, 2008 – JSM Meat Holdings Company, Inc., a Chicago, Ill., firm, is voluntarily recalling an undetermined amount of beef products intended for use in ground products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. The following products are subject to recall: 30-, 60- pound boxes, combo boxes or 47-gallon barrels of MORREALE MEAT beef products labeled as Boneless Chucks, Boneless Clods, (What is a clod?) Flat Rounds, Gooseneck Rounds, Knuckle,
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