Until only a few weeks ago, one of the most devastating outbreaks egg farmers had ever seen in the United States had gone largely unnoticed. The industry, which had to kill off more than 20 million birds in May alone, was well aware, but consumers, who had yet to feel the consequences, were largely aloof.
A recent string of news, however, has changed all that.
There has been a recall on beef check meat.
This product is packed by Iowa Best Beef (Agri Beef).
We do not carry or distribute this product (Beef Cheek Meat) nor do we purchase any product from Iowa Best Beef. Here is copy of the article.
More than 169,000 pounds of beef recalled in Cook County
Posted: Mar 19, 2015 11:41 AM CDTThursday, March 19, 2015 12:41 PM EDTUpdated: Mar 19, 2015 11:41 AM CDTThursday, March 19, 2015 12:41 PM EDT
CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -
A Chicago company is recalling nearly 170,000 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with E.coli.
El Cubano Wholesale Meats is recalling 169,620 pounds of beef cheek meat products that were distributed to stores and restaurants in Chicago, according to the statement from the Illinois Department of Agriculture.
The products included in the recall have the establishment number “EST. 4653a” inside the USDA mark of inspection and establishment name “Iowa Best Beef,” according to the statement.
The problem was discovered during a routine inspection, according to the statement. The IDOA is concerned that some products may be stored in freezers in restaurants or stores.
Anyone concerned about illness should contact their doctor immediately.
Wayne McGill Meat Procurement
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FAIRPLAY FOODS, HAS TEAMED UP WITH THE 11TH WARD OFFICE OF ALDERMAN JIM BALCER, AND TONY FALDUTO FROM PEPSI TO PROVIDE SOME TURKEYS TO FAMILIES IN NEED FOR THIS THANKSGIVING.
Jim Balcer: Alderman : The 11th Ward office, located at 3659 S. Halsted St.,Chicago, Illinois 60609
(773) 254-6677 is staffed to provide city services and assistance to the constituents of the 11th Ward.