14,000 Lbs of Beef Recalled For Possible E. Coli Contamination

Approximately 14,000 pounds of fresh boneless beef products are being recalled today because they may be tainted with <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/e_coli_O157_H7">E coli 0157:H7. The recall was issued by West Missouri Beef, LLC, a Rockville, Mo.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the following products are subject to the recall:

• One combo bin containing approximately 2,000 pounds of fresh boneless beef identified as “75 1-M,” produced on October 26, 2009.

• One combo bin containing approximately 2,000 pounds of fresh boneless beef identified as “90 3-D,” produced on November 25, 2009.

• One combo bin containing approximately 2,000 pounds of fresh boneless beef identified as “90 5-D,” produced on November 27, 2009.

• Combo bins containing approximately 2,000 pounds of fresh boneless beef identified as “90 2-P,” “90 2-R” or “90 2-V,” produced on December 8, 2009.

• One combo bin containing approximately 2,000 pounds of fresh boneless beef identified as “90 3-E,” produced on January 13, 2010.

Each container is marked with the establishment number “EST. 5821″ inside the USDA mark of inspection. The fresh boneless beef products were distributed to wholesalers in the Chicago, Ill., area.

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. Individuals concerned about an illness should contact a physician.

So far, there have been no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these recalls products. According to FSIS, individuals concerned about an illness should contact a physician.

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