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E. Coli Food Poisoning from Contaminated Beef

A Kentucky beef producer recalled more than 20,000 lbs. of beef yesterday because some of its beef was found to be infected with E. Coli during a routine inspection by the USDA.  Although no illnesses have been confirmed yet, the E. Coli lawyer at the Merman Law Firm expects there will be soon.

E. Coli Food Poisoning Cases Coming Soon

Although no illnesses have been reported as linked to the E. Coli beef recall yesterday, that does not mean that no one has gotten E. Coli food poisoning from tainted beef.  The process to determine an outbreak takes at least a week to come to light because of the procedure for linking illnesses to a specific source.  For detailed information about that processes, please visit our frequently asked questions page here.

E. Coli Food Poisoning – Kansas Beef Recall

A recall spanning at least 13 states involving more than 20,000 pounds of ground beef packaged by National Beef Packing Co. of Liberal, Kan., and affects 10-pound packages of the following products:

• “National Beef” 80/20 Coarse Ground Chuck, package code “0481.”

• “National Beef” 81/19 Coarse Ground Beef, package code “0421.”

• “National Beef” 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck, package code “0484.”

The packages of ground meat have a use/sell by date of June 14, 2013, and bear the establishment number “EST. 208A” inside the USDA mark of inspection, according to a press release by the FSIS. The beef was produced on May 25, 2013, and shipped to retail stores in Texas, Illinois, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kansas, Mississippi,  and Arizona.

The E. Coli Lawyer

The Law Firm is in the process of investigating the E. Coli food poisoning from contaminated beef and is currently accepting a limited number of clients infected with E. Coli food poisoning from contaminated beef.  If you or a loved-one has been diagnosed with E. Coli and you suspect contaminated beef as the culprit, call the Merman Law Firm immediately for compassionate, skilled representation.