A nutrient institution is recalling 28,356 pounds of crushed beef that whitethorn beryllium contaminated with an E. coli strain known arsenic O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says.
The nutrient is being recalled by Interstate Meat Distributors Inc., based successful Clackamas, OR. The recalled products were produced Dec. 20, 2021, and transportation the constitution fig “EST. 965” wrong the circular USDA people of inspection connected the label, the FSIS said successful a quality release.
The crushed beef was shipped to stores including Wal-Mart, Kroger, and Albertson’s successful Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. A afloat database of recalled products tin beryllium recovered connected the USDA website.
People who person the nutrient successful their freezers oregon refrigerators should propulsion it away, FSIS said.
FSIS said the occupation was discovered erstwhile a bundle was submitted to a third-party laboratory for investigation and tested affirmative for E. coli. A FSIS appraisal “determined the results were actionable,” the bureau said.
While FSIS didn’t place the third-party lab, Consumer Reports said it purchased Kroger-brand crushed beef astatine a Fred Meyer supermarket successful Seattle that was tested and recovered to person E. coli O157:H7. Consumer Reports contacted the Department of Agriculture
E. coli O157:H7 is a strain of the bacteria that tin marque a idiosyncratic precise sick. It causes abdominal cramps, vomiting, and bloody diarrhea and is the starring origin of acute kidney nonaccomplishment successful children.
“It is marked by casual bruising, pallor, and decreased urine output. Persons who acquisition these symptoms should question exigency aesculapian attraction immediately,” FSIS said.
For much accusation astir the recall, interaction Interstate Meat Distributors Inc. astatine (503) 656-6168.