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E. coli tainted hamburger recalled from two firms
Arko Veal Co., a Forest Park, Ga., establishment, is voluntarily recalling approximately 1,900 pounds of ground beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
The beef products were were distributed to restaurants in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. There was no retail distribution of these products.
J & B Meats Corporation Inc., a Coal Valley, Ill., establishment, is also voluntarily recalling approximately 173,554 pounds of frozen ground beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
The frozen ground beef products were distributed to retail establishments nationwide. The products subject to recall include:
- 2-pound boxes of "TOPPS PREMIUM 100% PURE SIRLOIN BEEF SIRLOIN STEAK BURGERS, 6 1/3 LB. HOMESTYLE BURGERS."
- 8-pound boxes of "TOPPS 100% PURE GROUND BEEF HAMBURGERS, 32 QUARTER POUNDERS."
- 3-pound bags of "SAM’S CHOICE BACKYARD GOURMET BEEF BURGERS, 80/20, 12 QUARTER POUND ROUND PATTIES."
- 3-pound boxes of "TOPPS 100% PURE GROUND BEEF HAMBURGERS, 12 QUARTER POUNDERS."