Big Beef Recall — What You Need to Know
Nearly twenty people have been sickened and one person has died as result of tainted ground beef that has made it’s way here and throughout the United States. The USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) says Cargill Meat Solutions from Fort Morgan, Colorado is now recalling almost 133,000 pounds of ground beef and ground beef products that may contain E. Coli.
Check out the complete list of products and take a look at the labels of items that are affected by the recall, which left the packing plant on June 21 of this year. The Food Safety and Inspection department of the USDA calls for the disposal of these products or return to point of purchase.
Here's contact info from the USDA's website:
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday.