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Beef Recalls Due to Risk of E. coli, Listeria, or Salmonella Contamination
BS Tolleson Inc., an Arizona company, recalled about 6.5 million pounds of ground beef and ground chuck after reports of people getting sick after eating the products, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS). 57 people from 16 states got sick. The recalled ground beef and ground chuck were packaged from July 26 to Sept. 7, 2018, and these packages have the establishment number “EST. 267” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products may have been sold as hamburger patties and chubs under the following brands: Cedar River Farms Natural Beef, Comnor Perfect Choice, Gourmet Burger, Grass Run Farms Natural Beef, JBS Generic, Showcase and Showcase/ Walmart.
Cargill Ground Beef Recall, E. coli O26
On September 19, 2018, Cargill Meat Solutions recalled about 132,606 pounds of ground beef products that the company had processed using the chuck portion of the carcass. The company issued the recall because the ground beef may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O26. The recalled ground beef products were produced and packaged on June 21, 2018. The products subject to recall have the establishment number “EST. 86R” inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were shipped to retail stores nationwide. This recall is connected to an outbreak of E. coli O26 illnesses. At least 17 people were sickened, and one person died. The illness onset dates ranged from July 5 to July 25, 2018. Traceback information indicated that outbreak patients with confirmed cases of E. coli O26 consumed ground beef products purchased at various retail stores that were supplied by Cargill Meat Solutions. Our law firm is representing people sickened in this outbreak and the family of the person who died.
J.T.M. Provisions Company Recall of Cooked Ground Beef Patty Products, Listeria Monocytogenes
On August 31, 2018, J.T.M. Provisions Co., an Ohio company, recalled about 960 pounds of cooked ground beef patty products because they may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes. The cooked, ready-to-eat beef patty crumble products were made on May 17, 2018. They were sold in 20-lb. cases that contained four 5-lb sealed pouches of “COOKED BEEF PATTY CRUMBLES” with case code “47860” and a Julian date of “18137.” These products had “EST. 1917” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The product was tested by the the company and found to be positive for Listeria monocytogenes. There have been no reports of illness.
Publix Ground Beef Recall, E. coli O26
On August 30, 2018, Publix Super Markets Inc., a grocery store chain, recalled ground beef products made from chuck that may have been contaminated with Escherichia coli O26:
Bacon & cheddar burgers
Bacon & cheddar meatballs
Bacon & cheddar slider
Bacon & fried onion burger
Bacon & fried onion meatball
Bacon & fried onion slider
Badia seasoned ground chuck burger
Blue cheese burgers
Blue cheese meatballs
Blue cheese slider
Ground chuck burgers
Ground chuck for chili
Ground chuck for meat loaf
Ground chuck slider
Jalapeno & cheddar slider
Jalapeno and cheddar burger
Jalapeno and cheddar meatballs
Meat loaf grillers
Mesquite seasoned ground chuck burger
Montreal seasoned chuck burger
Seasoned meatloaf (oven ready)
Steakhouse seasoned ground chuck burger
Stuffed peppers (oven ready)
Stuffed pimento cheese burger
Swiss & mushroom burger
Swiss & mushroom meatball
Swiss & mushroom slider
The ground chuck items were purchased at Publix stores in Florida from June 25 through July 31, 2018. The recall is connected to an outbreak of E. coli O26 illnesses. Eighteen people, most from Florida, were sickened in the outbreak, with onset-of-illness dates ranging from July 5 to July 25, 2018. Traceback information indicated that these people consumed ground chuck products purchased at various Publix Super Markets, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS).
Stampede Meat, Inc. Beef Recall, Salmonella
On March 16, 2018, SMI Holdings, Inc., doing business as Stampede Meat, Inc., an Illinois company, recalled about 484,800 pounds of raw beef products because they could possibly be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled beef products had a non-meat ingredient, Au Jus Seasoning, that tested positive for the presence of Salmonella. Stampede Meat, Inc. used the Au Jus Seasoning to formulate marinade, which was then injected into the recalled top sirloin steaks. There have been no reports of illness. The frozen raw beef top sirloin steak items were produced on various dates from Feb. 19, 2018 through March 14, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:
- Cases containing 64 6-oz. vacuum-packed packages of “USDA SELECT OR HIGHER BONELESS BEEF TOP SIRLOIN STEAKS,” (item #5404) with lot codes ranging from 05018 to 07318 (inclusive) and “Best By” dates from Feb. 19, 2019 to Mar. 14, 2019 (inclusive).
- Cases containing 64 8-oz. vacuum-packed packages of “USDA SELECT OR HIGHER BONELESS BEEF TOP SIRLOIN STEAKS,” (item #5419) with lot codes ranging from 05018 to 07318 (inclusive) and “Best By” dates from Feb. 19, 2019 to Mar. 14, 2019 (inclusive).
These recalled products have the establishment number “EST. 19113” inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were shipped to distributors and then distributed by distributors to restaurants nationwide.