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E-Coli Scare Causes Tyson To Recall Ground Beef

KSCB News - September 28, 2011 8:16 am

Federal agriculture officials say Tyson
Fresh Meats Inc. is recalling about 131,300 pounds of ground beef
that might be contaminated with E. coli.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday that the
department became aware of the problem when health officials
notified the agency Monday about E. coli illnesses in Butler
County, Ohio. Ground beef collected from the patients’ homes tested
positive for the bacteria.
The products being recalled include Kroger-brand ground beef;
Butcher’s Brand beef and generic label beef. All the beef was
produced Aug. 23. The Kroger beef has a product code of D-0211 QW;
the Butcher’s Brand code is D-0211 LWIF and generic label’s product
code is D-0211 LWI.
A request for comment from a Tyson Foods spokesman was not
immediately answered.


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