Seven Minnesota E Coli Cases Reported – Ground Beef Purchased from Lunds or Byerly’s Grocery Stores Possibly Contaminated With E. coli O157:H7

According to the USDA, PM Holdings, a Minnesota meat packer, is voluntary recalling 117,500 pounds of beef trim products after seven Minnesota E coli cases of food poisoning were reported.

Minnesota E Coli Cases Being Investigated

The seven E. coli cases include two children and five adults, according to the Minnesota Health Department. All of the individuals became ill after they had eaten ground beef purchased after April 12, 2007, from the following stores: Byerly’s St. Louis Park, Byerly’s Minnetonka, Byerly’s Chanhassen and Lunds Edina.

The beef trim recall concerns meat that was produced on March 27, 2007, and then shipped to distributors and retail outlets in Arizona, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin. The beef trim was processed into ground beef.

About E Coli

Initial symptoms of E.coli O157:H7 infection include severe abdominal cramps and watery diarrhea. The diarrhea may become bloody and can lead to dehydration. Sometimes there are no symptoms at all. There is usually little or no fever. Symptoms generally resolve in 5-10 days, but serious complications may ensue. Children and the elderly are at greatest risk of developing complications.

E Coli Lawsuit Help

If you or a loved one has been harmed by E. coli food poisoning, and you would like more infromation regarding your legal rights, call Attorney Eric H. Weinberg toll free at 1-877-934-6274, or submit the easy-to-use Free Case Evaluation Form found on this page. Please see Listeria Lawsuit and Salmonella Lawsuit to learn more about food poisoning litigation. You may also wish to visit C Diff Lawyer and Medication Error Lawsuit to learn about our additional legal services.


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