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Chicago Ground Beef Recall & E. Coli Lawsuit

Chicago Ground Beef Recall & E. Coli Lawsuit

On June 22, 2009 International Meat Co. recalled approximately 6,152 pounds of ground beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has stated that the ground beef products were produced on June 17, 2009, through June 19, 2009, and were shipped to distributors and restaurants in the Chicago, Ill., metropolitan area.

Additional Ground Beef Recall(s)On May 13, 2009, The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced a massive ground beef recall (95,000 pounds) after the products were linked to an  outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections.  To learn more about the Valley Meats ground beef recall, please click the following link: Valley Meats Ground Beef Recall

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting ground beef  induced E. Coli claims in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has consumed any of the recalled ground beef products manufactured by  International Meat Co. and subsequently developed an E. coli infection, you should contact our law firm immediately for a free case consultation. Please click here to contact our Food Poisoning & Outbreak Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

International meat Co. Ground Beef Recall List

 

  • “5-pound, plastic lined boxes of “International Meat Co., PURVEYOR OF FINE MEATS TO HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS, BEEF PATTIES.” Each box bears the establishment number “EST. 22080” inside the USDA mark of inspection and identifying package codes of “061709,” “061809” or “061909.”
  • “5- and 10-pound bags of bulk “International Meat Co., BEEF PATTIE MIX.” Each bag bears the establishment number “EST. 22080” inside the USDA mark of inspection and identifying package codes of “061709,” “061809” or “061909.”
  • “10-pound bags of “International Meat Co., GROUND BEEF.” Each box bears the establishment number “EST. 22080” inside the USDA mark of inspection and identifying package codes of “061709,” “061809” or “061909.”
  • “10-pound bags of “Packed For, Purely Gourmet & Organic, Ground Beef.” Each box bears the establishment number “EST. 22080” inside the USDA mark of inspection and identifying package codes of “061709,” “061809” or “061909.”

Signs & Symptoms of Ground Beef Induced E. Coli Food Poisoning

E. coli O157:H7 is a potentially deadly bacterium that can cause bloody diarrhea, dehydration, and in the most severe cases, kidney failure. The very young, seniors and persons with weak immune systems are the most susceptible to foodborne illness.

Do I Have a Ground Beef Recall Lawsuit?

Again, if you or somebody you know has consumed any of the recalled ground beef products manufactured by  International Meat Co. and subsequently developed an E. coli infection, you should contact our law firm immediately for a free case consultation. Please click here to contact our Food Poisoning & Outbreak Litigation Group, use the form below or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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