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Cargill – A Decade of E. coli and Salmonella Outbreaks and Recalls

Cargill Meat Solutions Ground Turkey 2011

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert, on July 29, due to concerns about illnesses caused by Salmonella Heidelberg that associated with the use and the consumption of ground turkey …Read More »

Cargill Meat Solutions/BJ’s Wholesale Club Ground Beef 2010

A recall of ground beef was issued on August 28 when three people developed illnesses caused by rare strain of E. coli O26 after they had eaten the product. The ground beef produced by Cargill Meat Solutions, of Pennsylvania …Read More »

Beef Packers, Inc., Cargill, Ground Beef 2009

In December, Beef Packers, Inc., owned by Cargill, recalled over 20,000 pounds of ground beef contaminated with a drug-resistant strain of Salmonella Newport. The company issued an earlier recall in August, 2009, due to contamination of ground beef …Read More »

Beef Packers, Inc., Cargill, Ground Beef 2009

A Beef Packers, Inc. plant in California owned by Cargill, distributed approximately 830,000 pounds of ground beef that was likely contaminated with Salmonella Newport. The beef was shipped to distribution centers …Read More »

Cargill Ground Beef Sold at Sam’s Club Stores 2007

A multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 began in August and led to the eventual recall of 845,000 pounds of Cargill ground beef. In early October, Minnesota health department officials noticed a cluster of three E. coli O157:H7 cases …Read More »

Emmpak/Cargill Ground Beef 2002

In early 2002, isolates of Salmonella Newport in New York state were found to be resistant to more than nine antibiotics and had a decreased susceptibility to the antibiotic, ceftriaxone. Since 1996, an increasing number of Salmonella Newport …Read More »

  • Minkpuppy

    Not a track record to be proud of. I’ve been wondering why Cargill’s name keeps popping up in recalls myself…