Beef Recalled Due to E. coli Contamination

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A California-based company has recalled about 80,000 pounds of beef due to a positive test for the E. coli o157:H7 bacteria, according to recent news sources.

The company, Manning’s Natural Beef, found the presence of E. coli during routine testing of their products. The Food and Drug Administration has been notified.

Specifically, the following products are subject to recall:

-Combo bins of BroPack Inc Beef Manufacturing Trimmings “65/35, 50/50 or 85/15” produced on Sept. 23, 2011.

-Combo bins of Paso Prime Beef Manufacturing Trimmings “65/35, 50/50 or 85/15” produced on Sept. 23, 2011.

-30 and 60 lb. boxes of primal cuts, subprimal cuts and boxed beef produced on Sept. 23, 2011.

E. coli can cause life-threatening illness in some people. Symptoms include diarrhea, fever, vomiting and nausea. Especially at risk are young children, the elderly, and those with weakened immune systems.

As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer, I know that there many rules and regulations that most food and product manufacturers must abode by. Even so, mistakes can and will be made. The product defect lawyer at our law firm hopes that you or your loved will not be affected by . If you or anyone you know has been affected by food-borne illness, we encourage them to seek medical attention right away so things do not get any worse.