WASHINGTON – More than 25,000 lbs. of ground beef products from Cargill Meat Solutions’ Fort Morgan, Colorado, plant were recalled Aug. 23 after officials determined the meat could be associated with product that tested presumptive positive for E. coli O157:H7.
According to an announcement by the US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, the products were produced Aug. 16, 2018, and were shipped to warehouse facilities in California and Colorado. The products include: 10-lb. chubs of “EXCEL 93/7 FINE GRIND GROUND BEEF” with “Use/Frz. By Sep 05” on the chub label and a “PACK DATE 08/16/2018” on the box label. The products are labeled with the plant’s establishment number, “EST. 86R” inside the USDA mark of inspection. There have been no reports of illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.