Over 3,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled

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The Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a recall for over 3,000 lbs of ground beef produced by American Food Service, located in Pico Rivera, California, because of a possible e. coli contamination.

The following products were recalled. Case numbers are in parentheses:

  • (559002) American Companies 100% Pure Ground Beef 30-lb. case
  • (552102) American Companies 2/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case
  • (553102) American Companies 3/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case
  • (554102) American Companies 4/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case
  • (554106) American Companies 4/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case
  • (554302) American Companies 4/1 L Ground Beef Patties 80/20 20-lb. case
  • (555302) American Companies 5/1 L Ground Beef Patties 80/20 20-lb. case
  • (556102) American Companies 6/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case
  • (553302) American Companies 3/1 L Ground Beef Patties 80/20 20-lb. case
  • (554402) American Companies 4/1 J Ground Beef Patties 80/20 20-lb. case
  • (557102) American Companies 7/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case
  • (556106) American Companies 6/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case
  • (552106) American Companies 2/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case
  • (559004) American Companies Ground Beef Bulk 80% Lean Taco Grind 60-lb. case
  • (559202) American Companies 100% Pure Ground Beef For Chili (Coarse Grind) 30-lb. case.

Symptoms of e. coli poisoning are “bloody diarrhea, dehydration, and in the most severe cases, kidney failure.” Consumers are asked to contact a physician if they have consumed this product and symptoms occur.

For more details, you can find the Food Safety and Inspection Service news release here.

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