Thursday, The USDA Food Safety Inspection and Inspection Service ordered from supermarkets and establishments that sell raw beef, Remove minced meat for fear of possible contamination by Escherichia coli bacteria. So nearly 28,000 pounds of ground beef products were recalled.
Raw and ground beef products have been recalled from supermarkets such as Albertsons, Kroger, Walmart and Winco. As well as establishments in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
To see which products have been withdrawn, you can refer to them here.
The package bears the institution number “EST. 965 inchesWithin the USDA mark for inspection or printed next to the time and use stamp or expiration date. If you have any concern about an illness, you should contact medical care immediately.
What is Escherichia coli bacteria?
Escherichia coli or also known as E. coli O157 is a deadly bacteria for people who consume it. Because it can cause dehydration, bloody diarrhea, and abdominal cramps two to eight days after exposure to the bacteria.
Although some people recover within a week, others He may have a type of kidney failure called hemolytic syndromeThis health problem can occur at any age, but it most commonly affects children under five and younger adults.
Another way to detect exposure to E. coli bacteria is bruising, pallor, and decreased urine output. If these symptoms appear, it is necessary to seek emergency medical attention.
What should be done to avoid infection from contaminated ground beef?
The agency advises all consumers to safely prepare raw meat products, including fresh and frozen, and to Eat ground beef that has been cooked to 160°F.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service also said it was concerned that some products might be in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers. We urge consumers who have purchased these products not to consume and dispose of them Or return it to the place of purchase.
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