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E. coli Recall Release

Southeastern Meats, a Chattanooga, Tenn., firm, is voluntarily recalling approximately 4,337 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Services found the bacterial contamination during a routine microbiological test.

The products recalled are:
 

  • 10- pound boxes of "GROUND BEEF PATTIES, SOUTHEASTERN MEATS, INC."
  • 5- and 10- pound bags of "GROUND BEEF, SOUTHEASTERN MEATS, INC."
  • 10- pound bags of "TACO BEEF MIX, INGREDIENTS BEEF AND BEEF PARTS, SOUTHEASTERN MEATS, INC."
     

The ground beef was produced on July 31 and August 1, and was distributed to retail establishments and institutions in Georgia and Tennessee.

FSIS has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of this product.
 

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