A Nebraska meat supplier is recalling more than 167,000 pounds of ground beef due to possible E. coli contamination.
According to a press release from the USDA, the recalled meat was processed by All American Meats in Omaha and shipped nationwide. I have no idea if any made its way into the Great White North.
The problem, according ot the USDA, was discovered on Oct. 30 when a sample tested positive for the bacteria. So far, there have been no confirmed reports of illness connnected with the recall.
More cases of E.coli in Washington, Oregon expected after Chipotle outbreak
Health officials expect the number of people sickened by an E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle restaurants in Washington state and Oregon to grow while they investigate the cause of the infection.
As of Friday, three people in the Portland area and 19 people in western Washington had become sick from E. coli. Seventeen of them had eaten at a Chipotle restaurant during the past few weeks.
Eight people have been hospitalized but no deaths have been reported.