Beef Recall

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Tyson recalling 40,000 pounds of beef sold in 12 states
Tyson Fresh Meats today recalled more than 40-thousand pounds of ground beef.

Samples tested at a Sherman, Texas, plant showed signs of E.
coli contamination in meat shipped to Wal-Mart stores in 12 states,
including Kentucky.

No illnesses had been reported.

Wal-Mart has removed the products from its meat cases and is
destroying the recalled ground beef still in its possession.

Tyson has recalled 40-thousand, 440 pounds of ground beef, all
of which had sell-by dates of June 13th. The ground beef was sold
in prepackaged trays that were placed directly into the meat case.

The recalled products include:
-one and a-half pound trays of Angus steak burger all natural,
85/15, 6¼-pound patties
-one and one-third pound trays of Angus steak burger all
natural, 85/15, extra thick, 4 1/3-pound patties
- two and a-quarter pound trays of 73/27 all-natural ground
beef
- five and a-half pound trays of 73/27 all-natural ground beef


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