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Scanga Meat Recalling Ground Meat Due To E. Coli Contamination

Scanga Meat Recalling Ground Meat Due To E. Coli Contamination

563 pounds of ground meat have been recalled by the Scanga Meat Company because of the fear of E. coli O103 contamination, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The ground beef’s raw products were prepared on 11 December 2023.

The department stated “FSIS is concerned that some products may be in consumers’ and restaurants’ refrigerators or freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. Restaurants are urged not to serve these products. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase,”

The products listed below are to be thrown away, [view labels]:

  • 1-lb. plastic chubs containing “SCANGA MEAT HAMBURGER” may contain lot code 3345 on the label.
  • 1-lb. plastic trays containing “It’s a treat to eat Scanga Meat GROUND ROUND” may have lot code 3345 on the label. 
  • 6-lb. plastic tubes containing “It’s a treat to eat Scanga Meat OUR REGULAR GROUND BEEF” may have lot code 3345 on the label.
  • 6-lb. plastic tubes containing “It’s a treat to eat Scanga Meat OUR X-L GROUND BEEF” may have lot code 3345 on the label.

The products being recalled have establishment number  “EST. 6460” in the USDA mark. Establishment’s retail stores purchased these items and shipped to Colorado’s restaurants.

FSIS routine sampling and testing detected the presence of E.coli O103 in the products, however no complaints of illness were received for these products.

Those who have purchased these products are advised to discard them or return them to the place of purchase. Restaurants are directed not to serve these products to the customers.

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