E Coli :: California firm recalls beef due to E coli

Richwood Meat Company has voluntarily recalled approximately 107,000 lbs. of ground beef products. These products were only processed on April_28, 2006.

The product in question has the code date 4/28/06 or 118-6 printed on the packaging.

The contaminated beef was distributed in five states — California, Arizona, Idaho, Oregon and Washington — reported by the California Department of Health Services.

E. coli can generally cause several intestinal and extra-intestinal infections such as urinary tract infections, meningitis, peritonitis, mastitis, septicemia and gram-negative pneumonia.

Please call 800-692-9276 if you have any questions or concerns.

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