Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation has recalled 8,500 pounds of ground beef sold at BJ?s Wholesale Club. The Department of Agriculture reports that three consumers have gotten sick and might have contracted E. coli from this ground beef.
The beef was sold to BJ?s stores in Virginia, Connecticut, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. It is labeled, ?Ground Beef Fine 90/10? and has a freeze date of July 1, 2010.
If you have ground beef in your freezer that you purchased at BJ?s Wholesale Club, be sure to look at the name and freeze date. If they match this recalled beef, throw it out immediately.
Queseria Chipilo has recalled Queso Fresco, Queso Fresco Hoja De Platano and Oaxaca String Cheeses. These products may be contaminated with the organism Listeria monocytogenes. This organism can cause infections in the elderly, young children and people with weak immune systems. Currently there have been no illnesses reported. To find out more you can call the company at 973-685-7148.
Fruiti Pops, Inc . is recalling Mamey frozen fruit bars because there is a potential health risk from Salmonella typhi. As of now there have not been any illnesses reported. Amazingly, Salmonella typhi can cause Typhoid Fever in humans. If you have these pops, you can return them for a full refund from the store you purchased them in. The company can be reached at (562) 404-2568.
Salmonella is on the minds of many consumers as they reach the egg case in their local grocery stores. If you are worried about the possibility of having recalled eggs, there is an easy way to determine if yours are part of the current recall. Simply visit the Food and Drug Administration Website to view a picture of an egg carton and read about how to decipher your carton?s manufacturing codes.