Over 330,000 lbs of beef patties have been recalled because of E. coli. Thus far, 21 people over 8 states have fallen ill to this tainted food which gives a new definition to “mystery meat.” Three cases of food poisoning have been directly linked to the contaminated food, including one in Florida. Although E. coli usually clears out in a week for healthy adults, this hazardous defective food product still causes intestinal illness with symptoms that including severe stomach cramps, bloody diarrhea and,sometimes even kidney failure. However, for children, the elderly and those with weak immune systems- the ultimate result could be death.
If any of the following are in your possession, take them back to the store:
…certain 10-pound boxes of Butcher’s Best 100% All Beef Patties; certain 10-pound boxes of Kohler Foods burgers; certain 10-pound boxes of Sand Castle Fine Meat; some 2-pound boxes of Topps 100% Pure Ground Beef Hamburgers; and some 3-pound boxes of Topps 100% Pure Ground Beef Hamburgers.
Please check your refrigerators for any food product that may meet this criteria.