About E. coli

From the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of E. coli and other foodborne illness outbreaks.

Outbreaks

Flanders Provision Company E. coli Outbreak

In August of 2005, Flanders Provision Co. recalled 900,000 pounds of pre-formed, frozen hamburger patties after the product was identified as the source of a nationwide E. coli outbreak.

At least three Colorado residents became ill during the outbreak; all had eaten hamburgers made from Flanders Provision Co. frozen ground beef patties that had been purchased at Wal-Mart, and all tested positive for the same strain of E. coli that had been isolated from case-patients across the country.

Flanders Provision Company expanded its frozen ground beef patty recall to include an additional 184,000 pounds on September 23, 2005.

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