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Crown I Enterprises Recalls 3,700 Pound of E. coli Burgers

Crown I Enterprises, Inc., a Bay Shore, N.Y., establishment, is recalling approximately 3,700 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The products subject to recall include:

• 24, 8-ounce burgers in 12-pound boxes of "W.B. STOCKYARD, KEEP REFRIGERATED, BURGER FRESH, WB HOME STYLE 8 OZ."
• 32, 6-ounce burgers in 12-pound boxes of "W.B. STOCKYARD, KEEP REFRIGERATED, BURGER FRESH 6 OZ."
• 48, 4-ounce burgers in 12-pound boxes of "W.B. STOCKYARD, KEEP REFRIGERATED, BURGER FRESH, 4 OZ."
• 10-pound boxes of "W.B. STOCKYARD, KEEP REFRIGERATED, BEEF GROUND/EXTRA LEAN."
• 10- and 20-pound boxes of "W.B. STOCKYARD, KEEP REFRIGERATED, BEEF GROUND 80/20."

Each package bears establishment number "EST. 20889" inside the USDA mark of inspection as well the Julian dates of "10164" and "10166." These ground beef products were produced on June 11, 2010, and June 15, 2010, and were shipped to food service institutions in Conn., N.J., and N.Y.

  • Karen

    Question : What is a food service institution?
    Where or how would people have been served this delicious burger?