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Cargill Beef Recall Expanded Due To E. Coli Contamination

Most people infected with STEC O26 develop diarrhea (often bloody) and vomiting. Some illnesses last longer and can be more severe. Infection is usually diagnosed by testing of a stool sample. Vigorous rehydration and other supportive care is the usual treatment; antibiotic treatment is generally not recommended. Most people recover within a week, but rarely, some develop a more severe infection.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.”
Those who purchased this product are urged to throw it away or return it to the place of purchase, and any other questions can be directed to AskKaren.gov or the USDA Meat and Poultry hotline (1-888-674-6854).
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It seems like there have been more and more food recalls happening, which is a scary thought that is especially overwhelming when so many of the foods that are affected seem to be cooking staples that we use all the time. Ground beef, flour, salad greens…these are kitchen workhorses that are frequently in our dinner rotation, making it feel more probable that we’ve bought something that’s potentially contaminated.

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