Harveys Supermarket recalls beef
Sun, 18 Dec 2011 23:49:03 GMT — Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. has notified Harveys Supermarket that the company received one case of fresh ground beef product that is part of Tyson Fresh Meats' national product recall. In an abundance of caution, Harveys is recalling all fresh, in-store ground beef with sell-by dates of Nov. 1 through Nov. 15. Customers should check their freezers for any ground beef with these dates and return the product to Harveys stores for a full refund. The recall affects the following fresh, in-store ground beef products sold at Harveys: Ground Beef Ground Chuck Extra Lean Ground Round Ground Sirloin Chopped Sirloin 95 percent Diet Lean Ground Beef Patties Market Style Ground Chuck Patties Market Style According to the Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. recall, the ground beef products are being recalled because of a positive result for E. coli O157:H7 and Tyson has indicated it has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products.
To prevent foodborne illnesses, wash hands with warm, soapy water for at least 20 seconds before and after handling raw meat, and cook the ground beef to a safe internal temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit.