Cargill Meat Solutions has issued a recall on 132,606 pound of ground beef chuck due to contamination with a strain of Escherichia coli, or specifically E.Coli O26. This announcement was made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). This is a new announcement to update consumers on a recall last month for the same company and their ground beef products.
The announcement includes information from the U.S. Department of Agriculture FSIS page on the specific recall items. For a complete list of the items included, with produced and package dates,
Click here to see all of the labels for the products that are included in the recall.
The USDA issued the following information as an alert to consumers in their News Release:
“E. coli O26, like the more common E. coli O157:H7, is a serovar of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC). People can become ill from STECs 2–8 days (average of 3–4 days) after exposure to the organism.
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