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 …

United Processing LLC, a New York Mills, NY firm, is recalling approximately 12,600 pounds of boneless veal products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, E. coli O145 and E. coli O45, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Friday.

According to FSIS, the recall only applies to 60-lb.…

Butcher’s Choice Garlic Peppercorn Beef Burgers are being voluntarily recalled by Loblaw Companies Ltd. of Brampton, Ontario for possible contamination of E. coli O157:H7. The affected product is frozen in 1.13 kg packages bearing the UPC 0-60383-89363-7, with a best-before date of March 2013. The product was distributed nationally across Canada. According to the Canadian…

Before closing their investigation into a multistate outbreak of E. coli O145, health officials identified 3 more victims – bringing the case count up from 15 to 18 – but were unable to find the source of the bacteria. The outbreak, largely concentrated in the southeastern United States, started in mid-April. The last reported illness…

At least 61 people are now ill with E. coli O157:H7 linked to a picnic held by Neff’s Lawn Care in Germantown, Ohio, according to the Dayton & Montgomery County Health Department.

Of those sickened, 11 have been hospitalized and 11 have tested positive for the same strain of E. coli, said Bill Wharton, spokesman…

Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the E. coli O145 outbreak that killed a young girl in Louisiana has sickened at least 14 people in six states: Georgia (5 illnesses), Louisiana (4), Alabama (2), California (1), Florida (1) and Tennessee (1). Three people have been hospitalized. The source of the…

The E. coli O145 outbreak that killed a 21-month-old girl in New Orleans on May 31 is connected to at least 11 illnesses across the southern United States, multiple state health departments confirmed with Food Safety Newstoday. The Louisiana, Georgia, Alabama, Florida and Tennessee state health departments say they are working with the U.S.…

The American Meat Institute (AMI) pushed back against a bill introduced by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) last week that would require the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to regulate six additional strains of E. coli in meat and poultry products.

“We share Sen. Gillibrand’s desire to eradicate pathogenic bacteria, but we don’t believe that an…