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Walmart Ground Beef E. coli Lawsuit

Walmart Ground Beef E. coli Lawsuit

Walmart and other stores recalled nearly 43,000 pounds of ground beef due to a risk of E. coli, including Marketside®, Thomas Farms®, and Value Pack brands.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting ground beef induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with an E. coli illness after eating ground beef from Walmart, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Food Poisoning Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

Walmart Recalls Ground Beef for E. coli Risk

In June 2020, Lakeside Refrigerated Services issued a recall for approximately 42,922 pounds of ground beef after a routine test was positive for E. coli O157:H7, according to the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service.

Did Anyone Get Sick?

No illnesses were reported. The recalled ground beef was shipped nationwide at Walmart and other stores. The products were produced on June 1, 2020 and labeled with establishment number “EST. 46941” in the USDA mark of inspection.

What Ground Beef Was Recalled?

The recall involves the following ground beef items:

  • 1-lb. vacuum packages containing “Marketside Butcher Organic Grass-Fed Ground Beef” and a use or freeze by date of July 1, 2020 and lot code P-53298-82.
  • 1-lb. vacuum packages containing four ¼ lb. pieces of “Marketside Butcher Organic Grass-Fed Ground Beef Patties” and a use or freeze by date of June 27, 2020 and lot code P-53934-28.
  • 3-lb. vacuum packages containing three 1 lb. pieces of “Marketside Butcher Organic Grass-Fed Ground Beef 93% Lean / 7% Fat” and a use or freeze by date of July 1, 2020 and lot code P53929-70.
  • 1-lb. tray packages containing four ¼ lb. pieces of “Thomas Farms Grass-Fed Ground Beef Patties 85% Lean / 15% FAT” and a use or freeze by date of June 25, 2020 and lot code P53944-10.
  • 4-lb. tray packages containing 10 ¼ lb. pieces of “Thomas Farms Grass-Fed Ground Beef Patties 80% Lean / 20% Fat” and a use or freeze by date of June 25, 2020 and lot code P53937-45.
  • 1-lb. vacuum packages containing four ¼ lb. pieces of “Thomas Farms Grass-Fed Ground Beef Patties 85% Lean / 15% Fat” and a use or freeze by date of June 27, 2020 and lot code P53935-25.
  • 1-lb. vacuum packages containing “Value Pack Fresh Ground Beef 76% Lean / 24% Fat” and a use or freeze by date of July 1, 2020 and lot code P53930-18.

What is the Risk?

Infections with E. coli can cause dehydration, bloody diarrhea, and abdominal cramps. Most healthy adults recover from E. coli within a week without needing medical treatment. However, E. coli infections can develop into a life-threatening type of kidney failure called Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS).

Do I have a Walmart Ground Beef E. coli Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting ground beef induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with an E. coli illness after eating ground beef from Walmart, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Food Poisoning Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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