Massive Ground Beef Recall In 25 States Due To Salmonella*Updated*
Update: The USDA has now updated this beef recall to include 12,093,271 pounds of non-intact raw beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Newport. Please check your freezers for any of these products.
Oh No! That burger can make you sick! There has been an update to the raw beef recall that we reported on in October.
Check your freezers! JBS Tolleson, Inc., a Tolleson, Ariz. establishment is recalling over 6,937,195 pounds of various raw, non-intact beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella. 246 reports of illnesses reported and 26 states are involved in this current recall.
What is Salmonella?
Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses.
What are the symptoms of Salmonellosis?
These possible symptoms will begin 12-72 hours after being exposed to the bacteria:
- Abdominal cramps
The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days. Most people recover without treatment. Older adults, infants, and persons with weakened immune systems are more likely to develop a severe illness. Individuals concerned about an illness should contact their health care provider.
The products recalled:
To see the complete list of the recalled beef products, click on this link: Recalled Beef Product List
To see the distribution list of places that received this product, click on this link: Distribution List
The beef products were packaged from July 26, 2018 to Sept. 7, 2018. They will bear the establishment number “EST. 267” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products have been shipping nationwide to retailers and institutions.
What to do if you have this recalled product on hand:
If you have purchased these products and have them on hand. Do not consume! You need to throw these products away or return the product to the place of purchase.
If you have questions concerning this recall, you can contact the JBS USA Consumer Hotline at (800) 727-2333.
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You can read the first post we made concerning this recall in October–6.5 Million Pounds of Raw Beef Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination