Deadly E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Ground Beef Sold At Aldi, Target

Thursday, September 27th 2018, 11:27 am
By: News 9

Cargill Meat Solutions, a Fort Morgan, Colo. company, is recalling approximately more than 132,000 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O26, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.

The ground beef items were produced and packaged on June 21, 2018. The following products are subject to recall: Products List, View Labels.     

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 86R” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide, including Target and Aldi stores in Oklahoma. Distribution List PDF

An epidemiological investigation identified 17 illnesses and one death with illness onset dates ranging from July 5 to July 25, 2018.