RECALL ALERT: 2 from Mesa County Among Those Sickened by Contaminated Beef

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

Officials with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment say two Mesa County residents are among the 14 people sick from eating recalled beef.

Officials said Thursday a total of 14 cases have been reported in the state but eight did not require hospitalization.

The Denver-based King Soopers grocery chain on Wednesday recalled 466,236 pounds of ground beef products that were distributed to stores in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.

The ground beef products were produced from May 23 through June 13 and bear the establishment number ``est. 6250'' within the USDA mark of inspection, printed on the front of the packages.

Specifically, the products are:
1-pound chubs of (93/7) ground beef. Each package bears the identifying case code “69558.”
1 - 1.25-lb. tray packs of (96/4) ground beef. Each package bears the identifying case code “67164.”
1 - 1.25-lb. tray packs of (96/4) ground beef. Each package bears the identifying case code “67664.”
1 - 1.25-lb. tray packs of (93/7) ground beef. Each package bears the identifying case code “67663.”
1- 1.25-lb. tray packs of (93/7) ground beef. Each package bears the identifying case code “67163.”
2.5 - 3-lb. tray packs of (93/7) ground beef. Each package bears the identifying case code “67654.”
6-pack trays of (93/7) ground beef patties. Each package bears the identifying case code “67106.”
4-pack trays of (93/7) ground beef patties. Each package bears the identifying case code “67115.”
The ground beef chub products bear a use-by/sell-by date between “05/31/09” and “06/21/09;” the tray packs of ground beef bear a use-by/sell-by date between “06.02.09” and “06.23.09;” and the ground beef patty products bear a use-by/sell-by date between “06.01.09” and “06.22.09.”

Company officials say if you have any of the recalled beef, return it to any King Soopers or City Market store for a full refund.


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