Ground Beef Recall Due To E. Coli Outbreak Hits Michigan
Attention meat eaters, if you purchased ground beef in the last couple weeks, you should read this.
Federal health officials have recalled over 132,000 pounds of ground beef over an E. Coli outbreak. Here are the list of stores that are included in the recall.
- Aldi (Escanaba)
- Martin's Supermarket (St. Joseph and Stevensville Michigan)
- Village Market (Allegan and Decatur Michigan)
- Sam's Club (nationwide)
- Target (nationwide)
- Meijer (nationwide)
- Safeway/Albertson's (nationwide)
- Vons (California)
- Pak N Save (California)
- FoodMaxx (California)
For the complete and more detailed list click here.
The actual recall was issued on September 19th by Cargill Meat Solutions after the products were linked to 17 illnesses and one death. The packages in question were made on June 21 and have an "EST. 86R" label inside the USDA mark of inspection. The ground beef was sold mainly in 3, 10, and 20 pound chubs. Yes, that is what they are called. If you are questioning your meat, click here.
Source: WNEM TV 5