Town and Country recalls beef products due to E. Coli
Town and Country Foods Incorporated, headquartered in Greene, Maine, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, has announced a voluntary recall for more than 2,000 pounds of tenderized ground beef products due to the potential that they have been contaminated with E. coli O157:H7
Food products affected by the recall are marked by the following packaging codes: 10952, 10962, 10972, 11002, and 11012.
The products were produced between April 4, 2012 and April 10, 2012 and distributed to Maine wholesale and retail establishments packaged in: five and ten pound packages of 2, 2.6, 3, and 4 ounce Town and Country Foods XL Hamburg Patties; five and ten pound packages of 2, 2.6, 3, and 4 ounce Town and Country Foods Hamburg Patties; ten packages of Town and Country Beef for Stewing; 6, 8, and 10 ounce Town and Country Beef Sirloin Filets, five and ten pound packages of Town and Country Hamburg; and five and ten pound packages of Town and Country XL Hamburg.
Routine product testing performed by the Town and Country Foods company returned traces of E.coli O157:H7, a bacterium that can cause symptoms dehydration, bloody diarrhea , and in extreme cases, renal failure which can potentially lead to death.
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