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E. coli warning issued over Philly-Gourmet Meat beef patties
The State of New York has issued a health warning against consuming ground beef patties made by the Philly-Gourmet Meat Company, according to the Albany Business Review.
The state Department of Health found a strain of E. coli in one of the patties kept in the freezer of one person who became ill after eating the burgers. The meat has been recalled.
E. coli O157:H7 is a potentially deadly bacteria. Symptoms of illness associated with the bacteria include severe abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Other symptoms include vomiting and nausea accompanied by a low-grade fever.