Fort Morgan meat processor recalling more than 25,000 pounds of beef over E. coli concern

Posted at 7:23 PM, Aug 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-23 21:23:59-04

FORT MORGAN, Colo. -- Cargill Meat Solutions, a Fort Morgan company, is recalling more than 25,000 pounds of ground beef over concerns of possible E. coli contamination.

The ground beef items were produced Aug. 16, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service news release.

Cargill is recalling 10-pound “chubs” of beef, which have been shipped to “warehouses in Colorado and California,” according to the USDA. The chubs are typically repackaged and distributed to retailers.

The chub packages are identified as “EXCEL 93/7 FINE GRIND GROUND BEEF” with “Use/Frz. By Sep 05” on the label and a “PACK DATE 08/16/2018” on the box label.

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