News

Nearly 2M pounds of ground beef recalled nationwide

Nearly 2M pounds of ground beef recalled nationwide

RECALLED:So far at least 11 people have been sickened. Photo: clipart.com

DETROIT (AP) — Officials say a Detroit-based business is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products sold for restaurant use in as many as nine states that may be contaminated with the bacteria E. coli.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says the recall affects Wolverine Packing Co. products, produced between March 31 and April 18. They were shipped to distributors in Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio.

Packages bear the establishment number “EST. 2574B” and will have a production date code in the format “Packing Nos: MM DD 14” between “03 31 14” and “04 18 14.”

The Food Safety and Inspection Service says 11 cases of illness have been identified.

Latest Headlines

8 mins ago in Local

Joe Baldacci Drops Out of Race for Maine’s 2nd District

Fresh
MAINE HOUSE

Democrat Joe Baldacci is dropping out of the Democratic primary race for Maine's 2nd Congressional District.

43 mins ago in Local

Police are Looking for Man Who Fled After High-Speed Chase

Fresh
black1

Police are looking for a man who fled on foot after his car crashed in Manchester after a high-speed police chase.

1 hour ago in Local

More Than 84,000 Mainers Sign Up for Health Coverage

Fresh
GENERIC HEALTHCARE LARGE

The U.S. Department of health and Human Services says more than 84,000 Mainers signed up for health insurance for this year under the Affordable Care Act.

2 hours ago in Local

Maine Property Owners Could Foot Bill for School Funding Gap

Fresh
GENERIC SCHOOL

Property owners in Maine could end up footing the bill for an estimated $20 million gap in school funding next year.

10 hours ago in Sports, Trending, Viral Videos

WATCH: Leaked Super Bowl 50 commercials

14-overlay-1

A 30-second commercial spot on Super Sunday can cost up to $5 million. Which Super Sunday ad was your favorite?

Tweets

  • 3m
  • 1h
  • 1h
  • 4h
  • 4h
  • 4h
  • 4h