Cargill Meat Ground Beef Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Cargill Meat Ground Beef Recall [US]Cargill Meat Solutions, a Fort Morgan, Colorado establishment, recalls an estimated 25,288 pounds of Excel 93/7 labeled Ground Beef Products due to suspected risk of Escherichia coli (“E.coli”) contamination and consequential risk of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

USDA: http://ht.ly/CmoF30lxX3u

Direct link: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2018/recall-069-2018-release

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Ground Beef products are subject to this recall:

  • Excel 93/7 Fine Grind Ground Beef, sold in 10-pound chubs with a “use/brz.-by” dates of “Sep 05” on the chub label and a “pack date 08/16/2018” on the box label.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Ground Beef can be found on the Web site above.

According to the USDA, the products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 86R” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to warehouses in California and Colorado.

The problem was discovered on August 22 by Cargill Meat when it reviewed its records and determined that the product may be associated with product that was presumptive positive for E. coli O157:H7. The company then notified US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (“FSIS”). There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

==> For information about E. Coli Poisoning, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure small children and pets can’t access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Ground Beef products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Ground Beef products, please search for “beef” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Cargill Meat Solutions, toll-free at 1-844-419-1574.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Cargill Meat Solutions, please search for “Cargill” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-069-2018
Recalls Direct RIN: 10550-2018
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