Local Grocery Clears Shelves of Recalled Brand - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

10/1/07

Local Grocery Clears Shelves of Recalled Brand

United Supermarkets has cleared it's freezers of Topps frozen hamburger patties after the company announced the second largest recall of ground beef in history.

The reason? More than 200,000 tons of meat from a plant in New Jersey could be contaminated with e-coli bacteria.

So far, more than a dozen people in 8 states have become ill.

The recall includes all Topps ground beef products with either a "sell by" or "best if used by" date between September 25th of this year and September 25th, 2008.

Consumer Product Safety Commission
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