Friday, December 31, 2010

Company recalls ground beef over E. coli fears -

Company recalls ground beef over E. coli fears -

A California company has recalled 34,373 pounds of organic ground beef over fears of E. coli contamination.

First Class Foods Inc. of Hawthorne said recalled packages were produced on December 7 and December 16.
They have "EST. 18895" printed on them, federal officials said.

Products were shipped to California, New Jersey, North Carolina, New York, Wisconsin and Washington state

E. coli can cause bloody diarrhea, dehydration and in severe cases, kidney failure. Babies, seniors and people with weak immune systems are the most susceptible.

Consumers with questions can contact Lucienne Adams of First Class Foods at (310) 676-2500.

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