One meat company recalls 28,356 kilograms of beef that could be infected with the E. coli virus O157: H7, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.
The animal is remembered by Interstate Meat Distributors Inc., based in Clackamas, OR. The commemorative items were made on December 20, 2021, and bear the designated number “EST. 965” within the USDA brand mark on the sign, FSIS said in publishing articles.
The bull was shipped to stores including Wal-Mart, Kroger, and Albertson’s in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. A list of memorized items can be found at USDA website.
People who have the meat in the fridge or freezer should dispose of it, FSIS said.
FSIS said the problem was discovered when the package was sent to a third laboratory for testing and testing for E. coli. The FSIS review “confirmed that the results were possible,” the agency said.
Although FSIS did not identify a third-party lab,Consumer Reports allegedly bought Kroger beef from Fred Meyer’s supermarket in Seattle which was tested and found to contain E. coli O157: H7. Consumer Reports contacted the Department of Agriculture
E. coli O157: H7 and type of bacteria which can make a person sick. It causes abdominal pain, vomiting, and diarrhea and are the leading causes of kidney failure in children.
“It is characterized by mild constipation, purity, and decreased urination. People with these symptoms should seek medical attention immediately, “FSIS said.
For more information on the recall, contact Interstate Meat Distributors Inc. at (503) 656-6168.