Oregon company recalls ground beef due to E. coli – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

FILE – In this file photo from Saturday, April 1, 2017, ground beef is displayed for sale in a Washington market. (AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite)

CLACKAMAS, Ore. (AP) – A meat distributor based in Clackamas, Oregon has recalled more than 28,300 pounds (12,800 kilograms) of ground beef over fears the meat could be contaminated with E. coli.

Interstate Meat Distributors, Inc.’s raw ground beef products were produced on December 20, 2021 and shipped to Oregon, California, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection. A service.

The recalled products bear the establishment number “EST. 965 “inside the USDA inspection mark or printed next to the time stamp and use or freeze by date. They were sold at grocery stores such as WinCo, Walmart, Kroger and Albertsons.

Anyone who purchased the recalled products is urged to throw them away or return them to the place of purchase.

E. coli can cause dehydration, bloody diarrhea and abdominal cramps 2-8 days after exposure, officials said. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.

While most people recover within a week, some develop a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome, which is more common in children under 5 years old. It is characterized by easy bruising, pallor and decreased urine output.

People who have these symptoms should see an emergency doctor immediately.

Anyone who purchased the recalled products is urged to throw them away or return them to the place of purchase.

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