Beef E. Coli Contamination

After E. coli contamination was discovered in Ohio by the USDA, more than 60,000 pounds of beef were recalled.


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The US Department of Agriculture announced a recall of more than 60,000 pounds of beef potentially contaminated with E. coli last week. The Kansas-based National Beef Packing Company produced the beef, which was then shipped to supermarket chains in the southeastern US such as Kroger, Publix, and Winn-Dixie Stores. The Ohio Department of Agriculture discovered the contamination during a routine microbial test. E. coli contamination can occur when fecal matter comes in contact with food, causing diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and kidney failure.  

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