The agency's statement says these ground beef products are covered by this recall:
- 5,10,15,20,30,40,50 and 60 lb. cases of bulk ground beef
- 5,10 and 20 lb. cases of ground beef patties
- 10,15,20,30,40 and 50 lb. cases of ground beef taco
- 5,10,15,20,25,30,40,50 and 60 lb. cases of ground beef chili
The potential E. coli contamination was found during routine USDA monitoring. Unfortunately, while the company was waiting for test results it did not place a hold on the meats, the USDA says, but neither the company nor the USDA has received any reports of any actual E. coli infections in people.