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Since the Spring of 2007 39,361,718 pounds of E. coli O157:H7 Contaminated Hamburger Recalled

The wheels have come off the hamburger industry.  Since the Spring of 2007 it has sickened hundreds – the young, the old – grandma’s and boy scouts.  Here are the recalls:

Natural State Meat Company 1/29/07 4,240 FSIS Recall – E coli
Tyson Fresh Meats 3/2/07 16,743 FSIS Recall – E coli
Richwood Meat Company 4/20/07 107,943 FSIS Recall – E coli
HFX, Inc 4/20/07 259,230 FSIS Recall – E coli
PM Beef Holdings 5/10/07 117,500 FSIS Recall – E coli
Davis Creek Meats 5/11/07 129,000 FSIS Recall – E coli
Tyson Fresh Meats 6/8/07 40,440 FSIS Recall – E coli
United Food Group 6/3-6/9/07 5,700,000 FSIS Recall – E coli
Washington Beef 7/15/07 82,286 FSIS recall – insanitary conditions
Abbott’s Meat Inc 7/21/07 26,669 FSIS Recall – E coli
Custom Pack 7/25/07 5,920 FSIS Recall – E coli
Interstate Meat 8/30/07 41,305 FSIS Public Health Alert – E. Coli
Fairbank Farms 9/5/07 884 FSIS Recall – E coli
Impero Foods 9/29/07 65 FSIS Recall – E coli
Topps Meat Company 10/6/07 21,700,000 FSIS Recall – E coli
Cargill 10/6/07 845,000 FSIS Recall – E coli
J&B Meats 10/13/07 173,554 FSIS Recall – E coli
Arko Veal Co 10/13/07 1,900 FSIS Recall – E coli
Blue Ribbon Meats 10/24/07 8,200 FSIS Recall – E coli
Del Mar Provision Company 10/27/07 50 FSIS Recall – E coli
Totinos/General Mills 11/1/07 3,300,000 FSIS Recall – E coli
Cargill 11/3/07 1,084,384 FSIS Recall – E coli
American Foods Group 11/24/07 95,927 FSIS Recall – E coli
Snapps Ferry 12/17/07 102 FSIS Recall – E coli
Fresh Brands 12/27/07 14,800 FSIS Public Health Alert – E. Coli

Total amount recalled in 2007 33,756,142 pounds

Mark’s Quality Meats 1/5/08 13,150 FSIS Recall – E coli
Rochester Meats 1/12/08 188,000 FSIS Recall – E coli
Palama Holdings 5/8/08 68,670 FSIS Recall – E coli
Fairbank Reconstruction Co 5/12/08 22,481 FSIS Recall – E coli
JSM Meat Holdings 5/16/08 undetermined FSIS Recall – E coli
Dutch’s Meats 6/8/08 13,275 FSIS Recall – E coli
Kroger 6/25,7/3 2008 undetermined FSIS Recall – E coli – current
Nebraska Beef 6/30, 7/3 2008 5,300,000 FSIS Recall – E coli – current

Total amount recalled so far in 2008 5,605,576 pounds

Total amount recalled in 2007 and 2008 to date 39,361,718 pounds

New addition – S&S Meats 8/6/08 153,630 FSIS Recall – E coli – current

  • Sam Grubb

    Dear Mr. Marler,
    I’ve recently switched to buffalo for my red meat needs. Are you aware of any contamination issues surrounding buffalo meat?
    Regards,
    Sam

  • What about turkey?