California Firm Recalls Ground Beef Due to Possible E.Coli O157:H7 Contamination
Recall Release CLASS I RECALL
FSIS-RC-080-2011 HEALTH RISK: HIGH
WASHINGTON, Oct 11, 2011 - Commercial Meat Co., a Los Angeles, Calif., establishment is recalling approximately 377,775 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The following ground beef products are subject to recall:
5,10,15,20,30,40,50 and 60 lb. cases of bulk ground beef
5,10 and 20 lb. cases of ground beef patties
10,15,20,30,40 and 50 lb. cases of ground beef taco
5,10,15,20,25,30,40,50 and 60 lb. cases of ground beef chili
Each case bears a label with the establishment number "EST. 4873" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products subject to recall were produced between Sept. 7, 2011 and Oct. 6, 2011 and were shipped to restaurants in California and Nevada, as well as one Federal establishment in California for further processing.