Tyson recalls ground beef after E.coli scare

    After a family in Ohio ate E. coli-contaminated meat, Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. has recalled 131,300 lbs. of ground beef .

    Beef products sold as Kroger brands at Kroger Co. supermarkets; Butcher’s Beef at Food Lion supermarkets; and generic beef sold to SAV-A-LOT, Spectrum Foods, Supervalu and the Defense Commissary Agency are all part of the recall, the Associated Press reports.

    Recalled products include:

    5-pound packages of Kroger-brand ground beef packed in 40-pound cases with a product code of D-0211 QW, which was distributed in Tennessee and Indiana
    3-pound packages of Butcher’s Brand beef packed in 36-pound cases with the code D-0211 LWIF, which was distributed in North and South Carolina
    3-pound packages of generic labeled beef packed in 36-pound cases with a product code D-0211 LWI, which was distributed in Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.
    best before date Sept. 12
    No. 245D inked on the packages

    It’s likely most of the affected product has already been consumed, but customers are urged to check their freezers.

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