Public Health Alert Issued For Missing Trailer Of E Coli Contaminated Beef

December 28, 2007: Public Health Alert Issued For “Missing” Trailer Of E. coli Contaminated Beef – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a Public Health Alert for 14,800 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The ground beef products were produced by Texas American Food Service Corporation of Fort Worth, Texas, which conducts business as American Fresh Foods.

According to FSIS, the public health alert was announced after a trailer containing the ground beef was reported stolen by Texas American Foods Service Corp.

Missing Trailer Of E Coli Contaminated Beef

The alert provides consumers with the following set of vague handling and disposal instructions, and some clarification should be provided so this can be accomplished safely:

“Consumers should check for these products in their homes and should NOT eat these products. Immediately contact the company if unopened packages are found and do NOT throw them away intact. Opened packages should be destroyed and immediately reported to the company at the number below.

Consumers and media with questions about the public health alert should contact the company’s consumer toll-free hotline at 1-800-724-1136, beginning Friday, Dec. 28 at 9 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. ”

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