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Wow. I hadn't heard of the recall at all, and then I see it's jumped from 300,000+ pounds of beef to 21.7 MILLION POUNDS? That is an astonishing number. And, I suddenly feel like chicken tonight. Maybe a nice potato and leek soup. . .
Ground Beef Recall Expanded Across U.S.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The Topps Meat Co. on Saturday expanded its recall of frozen hamburger patties to include 21.7 million pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria that sickened more than a dozen people in eight states. [snip]
The recall represents all Topps products with either a "sell by date" or a "best if used by date" between Sept. 25 this year and Sept. 25, 2008. The Elizabeth-based company said this information is found on a package's back panel. . .
Read the rest at: AP.org
Read Topps Meat's News Release on the recall at: ToppsMeat.com