ground beef recall just in time for the weekend.

Illinois Company Recalls Ground Beef


Federal officials contend beef poses the tall illness risk.


By Robert Preidt
FRIDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News)Nearly 96,000 pounds of belligerent beef products that may be infested with the potentially deadly micro-organism E. coli 0157:H7 have been recalled by Valley Meats LLC of Coal Valley, Ill., the U.S. Department of Agriculture voiced Thursday.
Federal officials personal the stop as "Class One," that equates to that eating the beef poses the tall illness risk, CNN reported.
An outbreak of illness linked to the beef was first reported by the Ohio Department of Health upon May 13. Illnesses have additionally been reported in Illinois as well as Pennsylvania.
E. coli 0157:H7which can cause dehydration, bloody diarrhea, as well as kidney failureposes the biggest risk to the very young, the elderly as well as those with weakened defence systems, says the USDA's Food Safety Inspection Service.
3S Brand Products:

  • <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of 40 (4-1) "KEEP FROZEN 3/S 100% GROUND BEEF PATTY." Each package bears the identifying box formula "95554." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of 60 (6-1) "KEEP FROZEN 3/S 100% GROUND BEEF PATTY." Each package bears the identifying box formula "95556." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of thirty (3-1) "KEEP FROZEN 3/S CHOPPED BEEF SIRLOIN STEAK BURGER." Each package bears the identifying box formula "95573."
  • 10-pound cases containing the sum of 40 (4-1) "KEEP FROZEN 3/S CHOPPED BEEF SIRLOIN STEAK BURGER." Each package bears the identifying box formula "95574."
Grillmaster Brand Products:
  • <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of 100 (10-1) "KEEP FROZEN GRILL MASTER 100% GROUND BEEF PATTY." Each box can be identified by the box formula "95588." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of twenty (2-1) "KEEP FROZEN GRILL MASTER 100% GROUND BEEF PATTY." Each box can be identified by the box formula "95500." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of thirty (3-1) "KEEP FROZEN GRILL MASTER 100% GROUND BEEF PATTY." Each box can be identified by the box formula "95502." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of 40 (4-1) "KEEP FROZEN GRILL MASTER 100% GROUND BEEF PATTY." The cases can be identified by the box codes "95504" as well as "95505." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of 50 (5-1) "KEEP FROZEN GRILL MASTER 100% GROUND BEEF PATTY." Each box can be identified by the box formula "95508." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of 60 (6-1) "KEEP FROZEN GRILL MASTER 100% GROUND BEEF PATTY." Each box can be identified by the box formula "95509."
  • 10-pound cases containing the sum of 40 (4-1) "KEEP FROZEN GRILL MASTER BEEF PATTIE." Each box can be identified by the box formula "95512."
J & B Brand Products:
  • <LI class=textList>10.5 bruise cases containing the sum of 28, 6-ounce "KEEP FROZEN BEEF HOAGIE PATTIE." Each package bears the identifying box formula "51706." <LI class=textList>10.5 bruise cases containing the sum of 14, 12-ounce "KEEP FROZEN BEEF DINNER PATTIE." Each package bears the identifying box formula "51312." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of thirty (3-1) "KEEP FROZEN TENDERKNIT BEEF STEAK CHOPPED AND FORMED." Each package bears the identifying box formula "11028." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of 40 (4-1) "TENDERKNIT BEEF STEAK CHOPPED AND FORMED." Each package bears the identifying box formula "11024." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of 10 (4-1) "KEEP FROZEN TENDERKNIT VEAL LUNCHEON CHOPPED AND FORMED." Each package bears the identifying box formula "13014." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of 40 (4-1) "KEEP FROZEN SEASONED GROUND BEEF PATTIE." Each package bears the identifying box formula "11384BR." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of 40 packages (4-1) "KEEP FROZEN BEEF STEAK BURGER." Each package bears the identifying box formula "J1004." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of thirty (3-1) "KEEP FROZEN FLAVOR BURST BEEF PATTIE." Each package bears the identifying box formula "51803."
  • 10-pound cases containing the sum of 40 (4-1) "KEEP FROZEN FLAVOR BURST BEEF PATTIE." Each package bears the identifying box formula "51804."
Klub Brand Products:
  • <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of twenty (2-1) "KEEP FROZEN KLUB GROUND BEEF STEAK." Each box can be identified by the box formula "95565." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of thirty (3-1) "KEEP FROZEN KLUB GROUND BEEF STEAK." Each box can be identified by the box formula "95567." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of 40 (4-1) "KEEP FROZEN KLUB GROUND BEEF STEAK." Each box can be identified by the box formula "95568." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of twenty (2-1) "KEEP FROZEN KLUB HOMESTYLE GROUND BEEF STEAK." Each box can be identified by the box formula "95583."
  • 10-pound cases containing the sum of thirty (3-1) "KEEP FROZEN KLUB HOMESTYLE GROUND BEEF STEAK." Each box can be identified by the box formula "95584."
Thick 'N Savory Brand Products:
  • <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of twenty (2-1) "KEEP FROZEN THICK 'N SAVORY SEASONED BEEF PATTY." Each box can be identified by the box formula "95579." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of thirty (3-1) "KEEP FROZEN THICK 'N SAVORY SEASONED BEEF PATTY." Each box can be identified by the box formula "95580."
  • 10-pound cases containing the sum of 40 (4-1) "KEEP FROZEN THICK 'N SAVORY SEASONED BEEF PATTY." Each box can be identified by the box formula "95581."
Ultimate Brand Products:
  • <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of twenty (2-1) "KEEP FROZEN ULTIMATE BURGER CHOPPED BEEF STEAK." Each box can be identified by the box formula "1012CL." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of thirty (3-1) "KEEP FROZEN ULTIMATE BURGER CHOPPED BEEF STEAK." Each box can be identified by the box formula "1013CL."
  • 10-pound cases containing the sum of 40 (4-1) "KEEP FROZEN ULTIMATE BURGER CHOPPED BEEF STEAK." Each box can be identified by the box formula "1014CL."
Products with No Specified Name Brand:
  • <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of twenty (2-1) "KEEP FROZEN ULTIMATE BURGER CHOPPED BEEF STEAK." Each box bears the box formula "50123." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of thirty (3-1) "KEEP FROZEN ULTIMATE BURGER CHOPPED BEEF STEAK." Each box bears the box formula "50125." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of 40 (4-1) "KEEP FROZEN ULTIMATE BURGER CHOPPED BEEF STEAK." Each box bears the box formula "50127." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of thirty (3-1) "KEEP FROZEN PURE BEEF PATTIE HEARTY HOMESTYLE." Each box bears the box formula "3253." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of 40 (4-1) "KEEP FROZEN PURE BEEF PATTIE HEARTY HOMESTYLE." Each box bears the box formula "3254." <LI class=textList>10-pound cases containing the sum of 50 (5-1) "KEEP FROZEN PURE BEEF PATTIE HEARTY HOMESTYLE." Each box bears the box formula "3255." <LI class=textList>24.75-pound cases containing the sum of 144 "KEEP RERIGERATED GROUND BEEF PATTY." Each box can be identified by the box formula "8218." <LI class=textList>20-pound cases containing the sum of 4 (4 X 5) "KEEP REFRIGERATED GROUND BEEF." Each package bears the identifying box formula "8020EC." <LI class=textList>40-pound cases containing the sum of 8 (8 X 5) "KEEP REFRIGERATED GROUND BEEF." Each package bears the identifying box formula "8020VP." <LI class=textList>20-pound cases containing the sum of 4 (4 X 5) "KEEP REFRIGERATED GROUND BEEF." Each package bears the identifying box formula "8515." <LI class=textList>20-pound cases containing the sum of 4 (4 X 5) "KEEP FROZEN GROUND BEEF." Each package bears the identifying box formula "8020ECF." <LI class=textList>20-pound cases containing the sum of 4 (4 X 5) "KEEP FROZEN GROUND BEEF." Each package bears the identifying box formula "10201."
  • 20-pound cases containing the sum of 4 (4 X 5) "KEEP FROZEN GROUND MEAT." Each package bears the identifying box formula "10301."
Additionally, any product bears the investiture series "EST. 5712" inside the USDA symbol of inspection. The (2-1), (3-1), (4-1), (5-1) as well as (6-1) markings refer to the series of portions per one-pound.
These belligerent beef products were constructed upon Mar 10, 2009, as well as were distributed to various consignees nationwide.
The problem was detected by an epidemiological investigation of illnesses. On May 13, 2009, FSIS was sensitive by the Ohio Department of Health of the cluster of E. coli O157:H7 infections. Illnesses have been reported in Ohio, Pennsylvania, as well as Illinois. Individuals endangered about an illness should hit the physician.
Media as well as consumers questions per the stop should be destined to the association spokesperson during (309) 799-7341.
Consumers with food reserve questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative accessible twenty-four hours the day during AskKaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat as well as Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is accessible in English as well as Spanish as well as can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday by Friday. Recorded food reserve messages are accessible twenty-four hours the day.
Source: USDA Food as well as Safety Service
SOURCE: University of California, Los Angeles, headlines release, May 19, 2009

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