Public health officials say a Salmonella outbreak traced to ground beef from the world’s largest beef producer is technically over, but there is a continuing threat because unknowing consumers likely still have some of the implicated meat in their home freezers.

With 403 laboratory-confirmed patients across 30 states, the outbreak spanned at least five months, according to the final outbreak report posted March 22 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health officials did not confirm any deaths in relation to the outbreak, but a third of the outbreak victims had to be admitted to hospitals.

Investigators found the
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For the third time since Oct. 4, JBS Tolleson Inc. is expanding its beef recall, bringing the total to more than 12 million pounds. The beef is associated with a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened almost 250 people since August.

Traceback investigators have found that three confirmed patients had JBS ground beef products that were not part of the Oct. 4 recall. Federal and state disease detectives are continuing their traceability investigation and will post additional recalls if necessary.

Public health officials say consumers should check their homes for the recalled ground beef and other “non-intact” raw beef. The
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JBS USA late Saturday recalled almost 100,000 pounds of bulk raw ground beef from its Swift Beef facility in Northern Utah.  The bulk raw ground beef was distributed at least five states and was recalled for potential contamination with E. coli O157: H7, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The Hyrum, UT beef processing facility was among the Swift and Co. properties acquired in 2007 by JBS USA.  Located in the Cache Valley in northern Utah, the JBS Hyrum facility known for its Blue Ribbon Beef brand and Certified Angus Beef production.

This is the second
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Federal officials have begun releasing names of specific grocery stores and other businesses that received some of the 6.9 million pounds of recalled ground beef and non-intact beef products that are linked to a Salmonella Newport outbreak.

Public health officials have confirmed that 57 people across 16 states have been infected, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). JBS Tolleson Inc. of Tolleson, AZ, shipped the beef nationwide.

The recalled beef is packaged under a variety of names, including Showcase, which is sold by Walmart, and the Kroger brand. Other brands affected by
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An unrevealed quantity of ground beef packaged for meal-kit provider GoodFood and distributed directly to consumers in at least five Canadian provinces is under recall after government tests showed E. coli contamination.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) posted the recall notice late Sunday, urging consumers to check their homes for the Good Boucher branded ground beef. The agency found the deadly E. coli O157:H7 species when it tested samples of the beef.

“Check to see if you have the products in your home. If the products are in your home, do not consume them,” according to the CFIA recall
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A Texas beef processor is recalling more than 30 tons of meat after a consumer reported finding a metal fragment of Hill Country Fare brand ground beef. Sam Kane Beef Processors LLC of Corpus Christi recalled the 60,350 pounds of ground beef today, reporting that all of the implicated meat was shipped to three H-E-B grocery distribution centers in Texas.

Sam Kane Beef Processors LLC has recalled 3-pound, 5-pound and 10-pound chubs of ground beef because of possible contamination with metal fragments.
Sam Kane Beef Processors LLC has recalled 3-pound, 5-pound and 10-pound chubs of ground beef because of possible contamination with metal fragments.
The final retail destinations that received the ground beef were not included in the
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A butcher shop in Buffalo, NY, has recalled Lorigo brand frozen ground beef patties because of positive test results for E. coli O157:H7 contamination. recalled-Lorigo-ground-beef-patties The Meating Place shipped 325 pounds of the frozen hamburger patties to retailers and institutional food service operations in the Buffalo area, according to the recall notice on the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service website. Shipped in 5-pound boxes, the recalled meat can be identified by the package code of 120106 and label language that reads: “LORIGO BRAND BEEF PATTIES KEEP FROZEN THE MEATING PLACE INC.” The labels also have the establishment number “Est. 8631”
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Schrader Farms Meat Market of Romulus, NY, is recalling approximately 20 pounds of ground beef product that may be contaminated with non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Tuesday. The ground beef item was produced on Sept. 2, 2015. The following product is subject to recall:

  • 1-lb. packages containing of “SCHRADER FARMS Meat Market Ground Beef” or “SCHRADER FARMS Meat Market GROUND BEEF, BULK” with a pack date of Sept. 2, 2015.

121-2015 labelsThe products subject to recall bear the establishment number “Est. 44950” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
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Tyson Fresh Meats of Dakota City, NE, is recalling approximately 16,000 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 Wednesday. Tyson Fresh Meats is a subsidiary of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, AR. The ground beef was produced on May 16, 2015. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 5 lb. chubs of “80% Lean Ground Beef.”

Labels for FSIS Recall 085-2015The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 245C” inside the USDA mark of inspection and a “best before or freeze by” date of
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Cargill Meat Solutions is recalling Your Fresh Market brand ground beef products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157 contamination, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced Monday.

The public is being advised not to consume the recalled products described below, which have been sold at Walmart stores in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Your Fresh Market Extra Lean Ground Beef Sirloin 475 g Best Before 2014.NO.28 6 05388 18363 7
Your Fresh Market Extra Lean Ground Beef 475 g Best Before 2014.NO.28 6 05388


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