Nearly 200 people were sickened in an outbreak of E. coli that has been linked to ground beef, according to the CDC.
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UPDATE: Ground Beef at Texas Meat Market Tests Positive for E. coli
In December 2022, the USDA warned consumers after ground beef from La Michoacana Meat Market in Greenville, Texas tested positive for E. coli. The ground beef was sold from November 28 through December 1, 2022, wrapped in butcher paper in varying weights. No illnesses were reported.
Over 120,000 Lbs of Grass-Fed Ground Beef Recalled for E. coli
In April 2022, Lakeside Refrigerated Services recalled more than 120,000 pounds of ground beef due to a risk of E. coli O103 contamination, including:
- Thomas Farms Grass Fed Ground Beef Patties
- Thomas Farms Grass Fed Ground Beef
- Nature’s Reserve All Natural Grass Fed & Grass Finished Pasture Raised Ground Beef (4-1/2 Lb Burgers)
- Kobe Ground Beef (Wagyu Beef From Australia)
- Marketside Butcher Wagyu Beef Patties
- Weis By Nature Ground Beef Burger
- SE Grocers Naturally Better 100% Grass Fed Ground Beef
Ground Beef Sold At Kroger Linked to Illness
In April 2022, the USDA issued a Food Safety Alert for Kroger ground beef products after a consumer got sick. A laboratory confirmed that a sample of the ground beef tested positive for E. coli.
The products were produced on December 16 and 17, 2021, and include:
- ALL NATURAL LAURA’S LEAN BEEF 92% LEAN 8% FAT GROUND BEEF
- Kroger GROUND BEEF CARNE MOLIDA 96% LEAN 4% FAT
- Kroger GROUND BEEF CARNE MOLIDA 85% LEAN 15% FAT
- PRIVATE SELECTION ANGUS BEEF 90% LEAN 10% FAT GROUND SIRLOIN
- Kroger GROUND BEEF CARNE MOLIDA 93% LEAN 7% FAT
- Kroger GROUND BEEF CARNE MOLIDA 80% LEAN 20% FAT
43,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled for E. coli
On June 13, 2020, Lakeside Refrigerated Services recalled 42,922 pounds of ground beef from Walmart and other stores after an item tested positive for E. coli O157:H7. The recall involves Marketside®, Thomas Farms® and Value Pack ground beef items that were produced on June 1, 2020.
65,000 Pounds of Beef Recalled for E. coli
In October 2019, Pride of Florida recalled nearly 65,000 pounds of ground beef, beef steaks, and beef patties due to a risk of contamination with a “potentially deadly” E. coli 0157:H7.
No illnesses have been reported. The company recalled certain cases of the following beef items:
- Circle A® 85/15 Lean Ground Beef chubs
- Circle A® 80/20 Ground Beef chubs
- Clark’s 5® Chopped Beef Steaks
- Clark’s 5® Chopped Pepper Steaks
- Southeast Protein Purveyors® 81/19 Ground Beef Patties
- Southeast Protein Purveyors® 81/19 Ground Beef
- Southeast Protein Purveyors® 80/20 Ground Beef
Nearly 200 Sick in Multi-State Ground Beef E. Coli Outbreak
May 2019 — Between March 2 and May 13, a total of 196 people from 10 states have fallen ill after eating ground beef from many sources, according to a Food Safety Alert issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The victims include 28 people who were hospitalized due to severe food poisoning. No deaths have been reported. Two people developed Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS), a type of kidney failure.
Grant Park Packing Recalls Ground Beef for E. Coli Risk
May 2019 — Grant Park Packing of Illinois has announced a voluntary recall for over 53,000 pounds of raw ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli. Click here to read more.
Lawsuit Filed by Woman Hospitalized with E. coli
A lawsuit has been filed by a woman from Kentucky who was hospitalized with a severe E. coli infection after eating ground beef recalled by K2D Foods. Click here to read more.
Symptoms of E. coli Infection
People who are infected with E. coli often suffer very bad diarrhea (which may be bloody), very painful stomach cramps, vomiting and sometimes fever. While most healthy adults recover from the illness within a week, some develop life-threatening complications.
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
One of the most serious complications of E. coli is Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS), a type of kidney failure that occurs in about 5-10% of people with E. coli infection. People with HUS must be hospitalized because they can die if their kidneys stop working.
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