FSIS Announces Recall of 1.7 Tons of Beef that May Be Contaminated with E. Coli

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that Kansas-based Elkhorn Valley Packing is recalling approximately 3,436 pounds of boneless beef chuck that may be contaminated with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC). The beef was shipped to distributors, federal buildings, retail locations, hotels, restaurants, and institutions in Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. FSIS discovered the problem during routine sampling, which tested positive for STEC.