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August 15, 2009

California Firm Recalls Ground Beef Products Due To Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) news release:

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2009 - Sterling Pacific Meat Co., a City of Commerce, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 3,516 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:

[certain Fatburger Brand and Stockyards Brand products]

The packages also bear the establishment number "EST. 550" within the USDA Mark of Inspection and advise "KEEP REFRIGERATED" and/or "KEEP FROZEN." The ground beef products were produced on May 18, 2009, and were distributed at the wholesale level to food service companies, who further distributed the product to restaurants in Calif. and Ariz. FSIS has no reason to believe that these products are available for sale in commerce.

Go to the news release

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Here is the latest ground beef recall: http://www.newsinferno.com/archives/11808#more-11808

Posted by: Bill R. | Aug 21, 2009 12:37:50 AM

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