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HYRUM, Utah (ABC4 News) ̵
1; Nearly 100 kg pounds of beef products manufactured in Hyrum, Utah are now revoked due to E-Coli pollutants.
Swift Beef Co., a Hyrum, Utah company, recalled approximately 99,260 pounds of raw, non-intact beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157: H7, announced the United States Department of Agricultural Food Safety and Inspection Service Friday.
Bulk beef was produced on October 24, 2018. These products were sent to retailers for further processing and food distributors for institutional use at locations in California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.
The problem was discovered on November 15, 2018 when FSIS visited Swift Beef Company in response to a beef beef sample collected at a further processing company and confirmed positively for E. coli O157: H7.
FSIS has confirmed that Swift Beef Company is the only source supplier for beef products. The product concerned was revoked on November 16th and information about the revocation is available here.
The following products are subject to revocation:
2,000 lb. – Bulk pallets with Swift Ground Beef 81/19 (81% skinny) Fine Grind Combo Bearings Product code 42982.
8-10 lb. – Plastic Packed Chubbs of Blue Ribbon Beef Ground Beef 81/19 (81% lean) Coarse grain stock product code 42410.
8-10 lb. – Plastic wrapped buns of “Blue ribbon BEEF” Malt steak 93/07 (93% lean) Coarse grind stock code 42413.
8-10 lb. – Plastic Packed Chubes of “Blue Ribbon BEEF” Milk 85/15 (85% Lean) Coarse Grind Storage Production T-code 42415.
8-10 lb – Plastic Packed Chubs of “Blue Ribbon BEEF” Ground Beef 73/27 (73% lean ) Coarse Grind Storage Product Code 42510.
The products that are subject to recall of the bear’s accession number “EST. 628” inside the USDA Inspection Mark.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to the consumption of these products. However, anyone who is concerned about illness should contact a healthcare provider.
E. coli O157: H7 is a potentially fatal bacterium that can cause dehydration, bloody diarrhea and stomach cramps 2-8 days (3-4 days on average) after exposure of the organism. While most recover within a week, some develop a type of renal failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). This condition may occur among people of all ages but is most common in children under 5 years of age and older adults. It is marked with light bruises, pallets and reduced urine output. emergency medical care immediately.
FSIS performs routine recall efficiency checks to verify recalling companies notify their customers of the revocation and measures taken to ensure that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
FSIS recommends all consumers to safely prepare their raw meat products, including fresh and frozen, and only consume beef that has boiled to a temperature of 165 ° F. The only way to confirm that the beef is boiled to a temperature high enough to kill harmful bacteria is to use a matting meter that measures the internal temperature, http://1.usa.gov/1cDxcDQ .
Consumers can call JBS USA Consumer Hotline at (800) 727-2333.