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September 20, 2012 at 8:59 PM

USDA: Imported Canadian beef may contain E. coli

Imported Canadian beef products distributed in Washington may be contaminated with E. coli according to a Public Health Alert the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today. The meat is often processed into other products such as ground beef, ground beef patties, beef jerky, and pastrami. Tests conducted by both the USDA’s Food Safety and…

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March 25, 2012 at 11:18 AM

Company recalls beef patties due to possible contamination

A company is recalling 16,800 pounds of ground beef patties that may be contaminated with a potentially deadly type of bacteria called E.coli O157:H7. The meat was imported from Canada by Sysco Seattle, Inc. for distribution to restaurants in Washington, Arizona, Texas and Colorado. A press release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says Sysco was…

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