62,000 Pounds of Beef Recalled Due to E. Coli

62,000 Pounds of Beef Recalled Due to E. Coli

By Lyudmila Mikhailovskaya

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Memorial Day Weekend is here and more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef are being recalled due to E. coli contamination. There are multiple beef products being recalled, including short ribs, ribeye and briskets.

Make sure you double check your meat this weekend. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that Aurora Packing Co. Inc., of North Aurora, Illinois, is recalling select products packaged on April 19th.

According to the recall notice, these products may be contaminated with the strain of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and have an establishment number “EST. 788” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

This is being categorized as a “Class I” recall, high health risk. No reports of illness have be associated. 

Written by Clarke Jones