The USDA has announced a recall of over 370,000 pounds of ground beef products, from the Commercial Meat Co., in Los Angeles, California. The products may be contaminated with E.coli 0157:H7.
From the recall:
The following ground beef products are subject to recall:
- 5,10,15,20,30,40,50 and 60 lb. cases of bulk ground beef
- 5,10 and 20 lb. cases of ground beef patties
- 10,15,20,30,40 and 50 lb. cases of ground beef taco
- 5,10,15,20,25,30,40,50 and 60 lb. cases of ground beef chili
Each case bears a label with the establishment number "EST. 4873" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products subject to recall were produced between Sept. 7, 2011 and Oct. 6, 2011 and were shipped to restaurants in California and Nevada, as well as one Federal establishment in California for further processing.