Salmonella infections linked to ground beef

Reported Cases: 11

States: 7

Hospitalizations: 8

Deaths: 1

Recall: Yes

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control reports on November 15, 2019, Central Valley Meat Co. in Hanford, Calif. Recalled  34,222 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with Salmonella Dublin.

Recalled beef was produced on July 23, 2019, and shipped to retail locations in California.

Products are labelled as Stater Bros Ground Beef brand with the establishment number “EST. 6063A.”

Do not eat recalled ground beef. Check your home for it, including your freezer. Return it to the store or throw it away.

If you don’t know if the ground beef you have at home was recalled, contact the store where it was purchased to find out if it was recalled.

Restaurants and retailers should not serve or sell recalled beef and should check food storage and freezers for it.

If possible, retailers who received recalled beef should contact their customers to alert them of the recall.

Never try to cook recalled meat to make it safe.

At this time, a single supplier, distributor, or brand of ground beef has not been identified that can account for all the illnesses in this outbreak.

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