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Federal Agencies Revoke Millions Pounds Of Meat After Deadly Listeria Outbreak

If you’ve lost interest in purchasing ground beef for weeks now, then it’s not your fault and we will analyze the reason why.


After the alarming situation that happened at Cargill meat solutions where they had to revoke all their grounded meat distributed to all public locations due to contamination suspicions with E.Coli, a lot of consumers have become cautious.

Few weeks after this exercise was carried out, the situation became critical and alarming as seventeen(17) people were critically ill and one person dead. As a result, the company was forced to initiate an immediate recall of more than 100,000 pounds of ground beef that was still lingering in the market.

But still, ground meat is still a major reason for increased anxiety in the food market.

Due to this effect, the USDA has ordered a total recall of 6.5million pounds of meat manufactured by JBS Tolleson Inc. for salmonella on October 5th.

The expiration date printed on many of the products which have been revoked is dated September 2019, and consumers are hereby advised to check cautiously for the following products before consumption.

A big threat stands before the meat industry in various states in the U.S and they are currently linked to popular Ham products.

The recent outbreak of the listeria infection in multistate which has been connected to deli ham is currently under investigation by the U.S centers for disease Control and Prevention(CDC).

The Johnson county ham products have been conceived to be what has caused the fatal illness of four people in North Carolina and Virginia.

There’s already been a death report from Virginia according to the federal agency.

With this effect, the USDA and CDC warn consumers concerning the following products.

* The Padows ham and deli, Inc.
* Hams distributed by Valley country hams LLC, with an expiration date of 4/10/2018 to 9/27/2019.
* Goodnight brothers country ham.

Consumers are advised to also be on the lookout for products having the establishment number “EST. M2646” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The federal agencies strongly believe that these goods were shipped to distributors and marketers in Maryland, North Carolina, New York, South Carolina, and Virginia

The Johnson county ham expresses remorse in a statement released to CBS 17 concerning the outbreak caused by their products, as they were disheartened and saddened by the recent harm their products has inflicted on their consumers, they however promised to be very committed towards identifying the main cause of the problem, and carrying out proper corrective measures to curb the outbreak with the aid of the USDA and CDC.

If you have any of the above-named products in your freezers, do well by throwing them away or returning them to the distributors.

Tell your family and friends about this recent development to avoid casualties of any kind.


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