More Than 40,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Sold at Walmart, Other Stores Recalled for Possible E. Coli
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The USDA confirmed that more than 40,000 pounds of ground beef have been recalled due to possible contamination with E. coli. In particular, New Jersey-based Lakeside Refrigerated Services is recalling £ 42,922 of meat that has been shipped and distributed nationwide, some to some Walmart locations.
According to the USDA publication, the potential contamination was discovered during routine tests. The organization found that while there were no illnesses or incidents related to the product, this is a Class 1 recall, meaning that it is a "health hazard where there is a reasonable likelihood that the Use of the product has serious, adverse health effects or death. "
Anyone who fears they may have bought the product should check recently bought ground beef for company number "EST. 46841". The meat was made on June 1st and the full product list is below:
One-pound vacuum packs with "MARKETSIDE BUTCHER ORGANIC GRASS-FED GROUND BEEF" and use or freeze until 07/01/20 and batch code P-53298-82.
One-pound vacuum packs containing four ¼-pound "MARKETSIDE BUTCHER ORGANIC GRASS-FED GROUND BEEF PATTIES" pieces and one use or freeze by June 27, 2020 and lot number P-53934-28.
Three-pound vacuum packs with three 1-pound pieces "MARKETSIDE BUTCHER ORGANIC GRASS-FED GROUND BEEF 93% LEAN / 7% FAT" and use or freezing until 07/01/20 and batch code P53929-70.
One-pound tray packs containing four ¼-pound pieces of "THOMAS FARMS GRASS-FED GROUND BEEF PATTIES 85% LEAN / 15% FAT" and use or freezing until 6/25/20 and batch code P53944-10.
Four-pound tray packs containing 10 ¼ pound pieces of "THOMAS FARMS GRASS-FED GROUND BEEF PATTIES 80% LEAN / 20% FAT" and use or freezing until 6/25/20 and batch code P53937-45.
One pound vacuum packaging with four ¼ pound pieces "THOMAS FARMS GRASS-FED GROUND BEEF PATTIES 85% LEAN / 15% FAT" and one use or one freeze until 06/27/20 and the batch code P53935-25.
One-pound vacuum packaging with "VALUE PACK FRESH GROUND BEEF 76% LEAN / 24% FAT" and use or freezing until 07/01/20 and batch code P53930-18.
If you bought any of the above products, you should either throw it away or return it to the place where you bought it.
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