Pride of Florida E. coli Lawyer Update: Ground Beef Recalled Due to E. coli Contamination.
Pride of Florida has issued a recall of nearly 65,000 pounds of ground beef. The recall was due to the possibility that the ground beef products had been contaminated with E. coli O157: H7. The recall was announced by the
U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service
(FSIS) on October 18, 2019.
The contaminated ground beef products were produced on various dates from September 23, 2019, to October 10, 2019. According to the FSIS, the recall was issued after the company was notified by their third-party laboratory that a sample was positive for E. coli O157: H7 – unfortunately, the products associated with the sample had already been shipped to customers for sale and/or service to the public.
According to the announcement, as of this time, no reports have been confirmed of people falling ill following consumption of the ground beef recalled due to E. coli contamination.
Food Poisoning Lawyer Tony Coveny, PhD is a food safety lawyer, author and commentator. He works with National Food Safety Lawyer Ron Simon.
The recalled ground beef products have the establishment number “EST. 18506” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were shipped to commercial distributors and a cold storage warehouse in Florida. The products affected by the recall are:
The FSIS has advised all customers who may have purchased any of the contaminated products to dispose of them in a safe manner or to return them to the place of purchase. Distributors who are in possession of the contaminated products have been advised to refrain from distributing them.
coli O157: H7
symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, dehydration, and in the most severe cases, kidney failure.
, a national
E. coli Lawyer
, stated “The vast majority of all E. coli illnesses are foodborne related. Infection begins when you get tiny amounts of human or animal feces in your mouth. Unfortunately, this happens more often than we would like to believe.”
For more information about an E. coli lawsuit, or to speak to a Pride of Florida E. coli Lawyer, call 1-888-335-4901.