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25, 2007: Topps Brand Hamburger Patties Recalled For Possible E. coli Contamination

Topps brand hamburgers have been voluntarily recalled by Price Chopper supermarkets in response to a warning issued by the New York State Department of Agriculture...

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According to the health department, two people in Albany became ill with E. coli food poisoning after eating the hamburgers.

The ground beef patties subject to the recall are sold in 5-pound boxes containing 20 quarter-pound hamburgers with the sell by date of June 22, 2008, and in 3-pound boxes containing 12 quarter-pounders with the sell by date of July 23, 2008. In both cases the date is followed by “EST 9748.”

The hamburgers, which tested positive for E. coli O157:H7, have been distributed to grocery stores throughout New York state.

Initial symptoms of E.coli food poisoning infection include severe abdominal cramps and watery diarrhea. The diarrhea may become bloody and can lead to dehydration. Symptoms generally resolve in 5-10 days, but serious complications may ensue. Children and the elderly are at greatest risk of developing complications.

For more information about E. coli food poisoning, visit the pages of the blog www.ecolilawsuit.com: “About E. coli” and “Common Symptoms and Complications.” Also visit the website www.foodpoisoning.com. If you or a loved one has been harmed by E. coli food poisoning, please fill out a free case evaluation or contact the Law Offices of Eric H. Weinberg toll-free at 1-877-934-6274. Mr. Weinberg represents victims of food poisoning outbreaks throughout the country and sponsors this and other websites to provide consumers with breaking news. For more information about the firm, please visit Food Poisoning Lawyer.

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