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Food Yikes! 3 Popular Meats Have Been Recalled For Possible E. Coli Contamination

18:45  11 may  2017
18:45  11 may  2017 Source:   popsugar.com

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There have been no confirmed reports of anyone being sickened by consuming the recalled products. Children under five and older adults who contract E . Coli are particularly susceptible to a kidney syndrome, with the warning signs being easy bruising, pallor and decreased urine output

One company in California is recalling its cauliflower as well as red and green leaf lettuce for possible E . coli contamination . And if you develop any symptoms of an E . coli infection after eating recalled cauliflower or any other potentially contaminated produce, it's important to check in with your doctor

Meat Recalled For E. Coli Contamination | May 2017 © Flickr user Robert Couse-Baker Meat Recalled For E. Coli Contamination | May 2017

Today in scary food news, a ton of meat - about 5,620 pounds, to be exact - has been recalled for a pretty concerning reason. Marcho Farms, Inc. is recalling its veal, beef, and pork products due to concerns that they're tainted with non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, which can cause fatigue, abdominal cramping, and dehydration. Yikes! 

The meats were distributed to stores like Food Lion and Walmart in six states - New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Virginia - according to the official US Department of Agriculture news release.

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Specifically, the company is recalling cauliflower and both red and green leaf lettuce that was harvested between November 27 and November 30, 2018 And if you develop any symptoms of an E . coli infection after eating recalled cauliflower or any other potentially contaminated produce, it's

The recalled meat should not be served and should either be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase. Consumers that are infected with E . coli may develop JBS Tolleson has recalled another 5 million pounds of raw beef for possible salmonella contamination . Pictured fresh beef in a mincer.

Below is a list of the affected items, which were produced on April 11 and April 14:

  • 60-pound cases of "veal boneless trimmings halal" with case code "5398" and a manufacture date of "04/11/2017"
  • 60-pound cases of "veal trimmings USDA choice" with case code "98" and a manufacture date of "04/11/2017"
  • 9-pound cases of "veal, beef, pork ground for meatloaf" with case code "3122" and a sell-by date of "05/05/2017"
  • 10-pound cases of "veal, beef, pork ground for meatloaf bulk pack" with case code "3125"

If you recently stocked up on any of these meats for making those easy, breezy weeknight dinners, check the labels and toss anything that may be affected!

Toddler on life support after contracting E. coli infection .
A 2-year-old boy is on life support after contracting an E. coli infection from an unknown source while on vacation in Oklahoma with his family. Landon Huston, of Ennis, Texas, was experiencing stomach virus-like symptoms when a fecal sample tested positive for E. coli, WFAA reported. Huston was taken to Children’s Medical Center Dallas where doctors discovered the infection had progressed to Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS), an abnormal destruction of red blood cells that leads to kidney failure, WFAA reported.“We can’t hold him. We can’t love on him.

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