The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a recall of more than 5,000 pounds of boneless veal, ground veal, beef and pork products by Marcho Farms, Inc over concerns they may be contaminated with E. coli.
The products were made between April 11 and April 14, 2017, and were sent to stores in Illinois, New York, North and South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
Included in the recall:
- 60-lb.cases of “VEAL BONELESS TRIMMINGS HALAL” with case code “5398” and “MANFU. DATE” of “04/11/2017.”
- 60-lb. cases of “VEAL TRIMMINGS USDA CHOICE” with case code “98” and “MANFU. DATE” of “04/11/17.”
- 9-lb. cases of “VEAL, BEEF, PORK GROUND FOR MEATLOAF” with case code “3122” and “Sell By” date “05/05/17.”
- 10-lb. cases of “VEAL, BEEF, PORK GROUND FOR MEATLOAF BULK PACK” with case code “3125.”
The problem was discovered on May 2, when samples that tested positive for E. coli were found in products made by Marcho Farms, Inc.
So far, there have been no reported illnesses tied to the contamination.
For more information about recalled products, and symptoms to look out for, click here.