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E. coli O103

FSIS issues public health alert for rare E. coli in Dutch veal

Foreign veal being imported to the United States is contaminated with a rare E. coli strain and while the products have not yet made anyone sick, a public health alert has been issued. Some  424 pounds of raw veal products imported from the Netherlands is likely  contaminated with the rare Non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli… Continue Reading

Rare shiga toxin-producing E. coli found in recalled Texas beef

Almost 37 tons of Texas beef was recalled Sunday after sampling was positive for the rare E. coli O103. Waco-based  H & B Packing Co., Inc. issued the recall for an estimated  73,742 pounds of boneless beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103,  according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety… Continue Reading

More than 20 tons of veal recalled for rare Shiga toxin E coli

Ohio Farms Packing Co. Ltd. in  Creston, OH, has recalled 40,680 pounds of boneless veal products that may be contaminated with the rare E. coli  O103, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Also included in the recall is an undetermined amount of veal cutlets produced by Ohio Farms Packing… Continue Reading

UPDATED: BOLO for recalled ground beef in Texas after E. coli test result

UPDATED CONTENT Sept. 29: As of today, at least one retailer that received the recalled products has been identified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. A WinCo Foods location in Duncanville, TX, received some of the boneless beef trim products recalled by Caviness Beef Packers. The USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service will post additional updates… Continue Reading

UPDATE: Multiple E. Coli Strains Prompt Beef Recall

The product was distributed to certain Brookshire Food Stores, Krogers and Walmarts in Louisiana and Texas, as well as certain Super 1 Foods Stores in Louisiana and Market Latina and Super 1 Foods Stores in Texas. PFP Enterprises in Fort Worth, TX, is recalling approximately 15,865 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with E…. Continue Reading

NW Missouri on Alert For Raw Milk Causing E. coli Illnesses

Several cases of diarrheal illnesses in northwest Missouri, possibly caused by Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC) and including at least one confirmed case of E. coli O103 are behind the public health alert issued over the weekend by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). According to information contained in the alert, the… Continue Reading