High Risk: JBS Recall Beef Over E.Coli Fears

US - JBS Swift Beef Company, a Greeley, Colorado establishment is recalling approximately 41,280 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced.
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According to further reports, where this meat was distrubuted has not been released to the public in order to protect retailers. Furthermore, it is believed that the vast majority of it has already been eaten.

These beef products were produced on 21 and 22 April and were shipped to distributors and retail establishments in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah and Wisconsin.

The problem was discovered through FSIS microbiological sampling and an investigation into the distribution of other products.

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