Check your freezers before eating any ground beef! Georgia-based company k2D Foods, who operate under Colorado Premium Foods, just recalled approximately 113,424 pounds of ground beef due to E. coli contamination. The beef recalled were two 24 lb. vacuum-packed packages in cardboard boxes containing raw “GROUND BEEF PUCK” with “Use Thru” dates of 4/14/19, 4/17/19, 4/20/19, 4/23/19, 4/28/19, and 4/30/19 and the establishment number being “EST. 51308.”
“FSIS and its public health partners, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Tennessee Department of Health, have been investigating an outbreak of E. coli O103. Unopened ground beef collected as part of the ongoing investigation from a restaurant location, where multiple case-patients reported dining, tested positive for E. coli ”
According to FSIS, “there is no definitive link between this positive product and the ongoing E. coli” outbreak.
It is unknown how many restaurants have the recalled beef. FSIS urges “Restaurants that have purchased these products are urged not to serve them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.”