Publix Recalls Ground Chuck Products Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination
Another day, another E. Coli contamination, this time here in Florida. The nationwide grocery chain, Publix is recalling ground chuck products after the USDA investigation revealed that 18 people from Florida got sick due to exposure to E. Coli.
The contaminated ground chuck was purchased between June 25th and July 31st with the first signs of sickness on July 5th.
The contaminated products include, bacon and cheddar burgers, blue cheese meatballs, ground chuck for chili and meatloaf, jalapeno and cheddar sliders, mesquite seasoned ground chuck burger, (oven-ready) stuffed peppers, Spanish meatballs, and swiss and mushroom sliders.
These products should be thrown away or returned to the point of purchase.
Cargill recalled 12 tons of ground meat that was produced on August 12th with possible E. Coli contamination, the beef products were shipped to California and Colorado.