The giant agribusiness company Cargill is
recalling more than one million pounds of ground beef that may be
contaminated with E. coli bacteria.
The ground beef was produced between October eighth and October
11th at Cargill Meat Solutions’ plant in Wyalusing, Pennsylvania.
A spokeswoman for Cargill says 10 states are included in the
recall – Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachussetts, Michigan,
New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
The president of Cargill Regional Beef says no illnesses have
been associated with the product. John Keating also says the
Wayzata-based company is working closely with the USDA to remove
the beef from store shelves.
The very young, seniors and people with compromised immune
systems are the most susceptible to E. coli.