Beef with Possible E. Coli Recalled
The Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that Higa Meat & Pork Market of Honolulu, Hawaii was recalling 4,100 pounds of 10-lb. bags of “HIGA MARKET-GROUND BEEF BULK” – 1 to 6 bags per carton/case for possible E. coli. Each case bears the establishment number “EST. 12457M” inside the USDA mark of inspection, as well as the identifying case code number: “291.”
The Food Safety and Inspection Service also announced that Main Street Quality Meats, a Salt Lake City, Utah establishment, is recalling approximately 2,310 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli. The recalls involves 10-lb cases of “GROUND BEEF BULK” and 12-lb cases of “GROUND BEEF PATTIES.” Each case bears the establishment number “EST. 19916” inside the USDA mark of inspection, as well as any of the following identifying lot numbers: “1018121,” “1019121,” “1018122,” or “1019122.”
E. coli is a potentially deadly bacterium that can cause bloody diarrhea, dehydration, and in the most severe cases, kidney failure. Additional information can be found by asking Karen (see above Icon).
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