Ground Beef Recall: American Food Service recalls 3,170 lbs ground beef due to possible E. coli contamination

By on Feb 7, 2011 in Health, United States Comments

California, USAAmerican Food Service is recalling about 3,170 pounds of fresh ground beef patties due to the possibility of being contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, which is a potentially deadly bacterium that can cause dehydration, bloody diarrhea, and in worst case, kidney failure.

As announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) on its website on Saturday, February 5, 2011, the ground beef recall also includes other bulk packages of ground beef products.

FSIS said they were informed by another regulated establishment personnel who suggested that the products have been suspected to be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

The products affected by this recall were said to have been produced on January 31, 2011, and bear the establishment number “EST. 1913” inside the USDA mark of inspection, which were distributed to restaurants throughout southern California.

As noted by FSIS, this is a Class I recall, which means ‘it is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death’.

Below is the complete list of the affected products, together with their corresponding case codes.

• 559002) American Companies 100% Pure Ground Beef 30-lb. case

• (552102) American Companies 2/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case

• (553102) American Companies 3/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case

• (554102) American Companies 4/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case

• (554106) American Companies 4/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case

• (554302) American Companies 4/1 L Ground Beef Patties 80/20 20-lb. case

• (555302) American Companies 5/1 L Ground Beef Patties 80/20 20-lb. case

• (556102) American Companies 6/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case

• (553302) American Companies 3/1 L Ground Beef Patties 80/20 20-lb. case

• (554402) American Companies 4/1 J Ground Beef Patties 80/20 20-lb. case

• (557102) American Companies 7/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case

• (556106) American Companies 6/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case

• (552106) American Companies 2/1 R Ground Beef Patties 80/20 10-lb. case

• (559004) American Companies Ground Beef Bulk 80% Lean Taco Grind 60-lb. case

• (559202) American Companies 100% Pure Ground Beef For Chili (Coarse Grind) 30-lb. case

For more information about this latest ground beef recall, the public is being advised to contact the company’s Customer Service Supervisor, Mario Hernandez, at (562) 801-4100 ext. 238.



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