June 30, 2009: E Coli Prompts JBF Swift Expanded Beef Recall

cowAfter recalling 41,280 pounds of beef products due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination, JBS Swift Beef Company, Greely, CO, has expanded its recall by including an additional 380,000 pounds of beef primal products.

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The products, which were originally produced June 21-22, 2009, and sent to distributors and retailers, have been linked to 18 reported E. coli illnesses coming from 13 states.  The company added these products to ensure that any questionable items that were manufactured during that time were recalled

A list of all of the products that were recalled can be found at FDA USDA Recalls.


E. coli O157:H7 food poisoning can be fatal.  Symptoms of infection may include severe abdominal cramps, fever, and watery diarrhea. The diarrhea may become bloody and can lead to dehydration. Severe infections can cause kidney failure. The very young, elderly, and immunocompromised are at greatest risk for experiencing complications due to E. coli infection. 

If you are experiencing E. coli food poisoning symptoms or have a health related question, contact your healthcare professional.  He or she can order a stool culture which can confirm E. coli infection. 

If you are diagnosed with E. coli, are awaiting medical confirmation of infection, or have a question regarding your legal rights, please submit a Free Legal Case Evaluation or call the Law Firm of Eric H. Weinberg toll free at 1-877-934-6274. 

Unfortunately, food recalls and food poisoning outbreaks are an all too common occurrence. For food safety information, please see E coli Hamburger Lawyer, Salmonella Recall Lawyer, and Botulism Lawsuit .


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