Ground Beef Recall


US/Washington: Town and Country Foods recalls some Ground Beef Products due to E. coli O157:H7 hazard. USDA: http://ht.ly/afs7R

According to the FDA, the following products are subject to this recall:

  • 5- and 10- lb. boxes of 2-, 2.6-, 3-, and 4- oz. “Town & Country Foods XL Hamburg Patties”
  • 5- and 10- lb. boxes of 2-, 2.6-, 3-, and 4- oz. “Town & Country Foods Hamburg Patties”
  • 10- lb. box containing variously weighted bags of “Town & Country Beef for Stewing”
  • 6-, 8-, and 10- oz. “Town & Country Beef Sirloin Filets”
  • 5- and 10- lb. boxes containing variously weighted bags of “Town and Country Hamburg”
  • 5- and 10- lb. boxes containing variously weighted bags of “Town and Country XL Hamburg”

Why is this recall important?
E. coli O157:H7 is a potentially deadly bacterium that can cause bloody diarrhea, dehydration, and in the most severe cases, kidney failure. The very young, seniors and persons with weak immune systems are the most susceptible to foodborne illness.

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