RECALL: Ground beef sold nationwide at Sam’s Club, Safeway and Target
More than 132,000 pounds recalled due to possible E. Coli contamination.
FORT MORGAN, Colo. – The United States Department of Agriculture has announced that 132,000 pounds of ground beef is being recalled for possible E. Coli contamination. The meat comes from Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan, Colorado. According to the USDA, the beef has been sold at a number of stores nationwide, including at Sam’s Club, Safeway, and Target.
The ground beef items were produced and packaged on June 21, 2018. According to the USDA’s website, the products subject to recall have the establishment number “EST. 86R” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
For a list of the stores that have sold this contaminated ground beef, click here.
To see what labels are being recalled, click here.
Some common symptoms of E. Coli infection are:
- Stomach cramps (abdominal pain)
- Diarrhea that often is bloody
- Fever of about 100-101 degrees Fahrenheit (37.7 C to 38.3 C)
- Loss of appetite
- Mild dehydration
The USDA Inspection Service wants to warn people that these products could be in your refrigerator or freezer. If you have one, you are encouraged to not eat it. They advise that you throw it away or return it to the place where it was purchased.