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167,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled Nationwide

The New Jersey product liability attorneys at Breslin and Breslin are reporting that more than 167,000 pounds of ground beef is being recalled by a Nebraska distributor over E.Coli concerns, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday.

All American Meats, Inc. is recalling approximately 167,427 pounds of ground beef products produced on Oct. 16, 2015.

The products were shipped to retailers nationwide. Labels say establishment number "EST. 20420" inside the USDA mark of inspection. Federal inspectors say they concerned that some of the ground beef may be frozen and in consumers' freezers. The recalled items are:

  • 80-lb. (approximate weight) boxes of "Ground Beef 80% Lean 20% Fat (Fine Grind)" with Sell By Date 11-03-2015 and case code 62100.
  • 80-lb. (approximate weight) boxes of "Ground Beef 73% Lean 27% Fat (Fine Grind)" with Sell By Date 11-03-2015 and case code 60100.
  • 60-lb. (approximate weight) boxes of "Ground Beef Round 85% Lean 15% Fat (Fine Grind)" with Sell By Date 11-03-2015 and case code 68560.
  • 60-lb. (approximate weight) boxes of "Ground Beef Chuck 81% Lean 19% Fat (Fine Grind)" with Sell By Date 11-03-2015 and case code 68160.
  • 60-lb. (approximate weight) boxes of "Ground Beef Chuck 81% Lean 19% Fat (Fine Grind)" with Sell By Date 11-03-2015 and case code 63130.
  • 80-lb. (approximate weight) boxes of "Ground Beef Chuck 81% Lean 19% Fat (Fine Grind)" with Sell By Date 11-03-2015 and case code 63100.

E.coli s a potentially deadly bacterium that can cause dehydration, bloody diarrhea and abdominal cramps after exposure to the organism.

"While most people recover within a week, some develop a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome This condition can occur among persons of any age but is most common in children under 5-years old and older adults. It is marked by easy bruising, pallor, and decreased urine output. Persons who experience these symptoms should seek emergency medical care immediately," the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a statement.

If you or a loved one became sick or otherwise injured from consuming contaminated food, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages. To learn if you have a claim and are eligible for legal remuneration, contact the trusted NJ product liability attorneys at Breslin and Breslin today. 

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