U.S. Department of Agriculture Issues Health Alert Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination of Beef Sold in Oregon and Washington

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert due to possible E. coli 026 contamination of numerous ground beef products distributed to retail stores in Washington and Oregon, including Kroger chain supermarkets. FSIS is not issuing a recall because the products are no longer available for purchase.