6.9 Million Pounds Of Beef Recalled For Possible Salmonella

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Arizona company, JBS Tolleson Inc. is recalling over 6,500,966 pounds of “various raw, non-intact beef products” because they may be contaminated with salmonella, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Thursday. People are advised to check freezers to make sure they don’t have the recalled meat.

According to investigators, there have been at least 57 people people in 16 different that have reported being sick. The USDA said the meat was packaged between July 26 and Sept. 7. They have an establishment number “EST. 267” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

FSIS urges those who have any products listed on the listshould be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Most people infected with salmonella will began to develop the following signs and symptoms 12-72 hours after exposure to the bacteria — Diarrhea, Fever and Abdominal cramps which usually last 4 to 7 days.