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Tyson Meats recalling beef sold in Mississippi, 11 other states

Tyson Fresh Meats today recalled more

than 40,000 pounds of ground beef.

Samples tested at a Sherman, Texas, plant showed signs of E.

coli contamination in meat shipped to Wal-Mart stores in 12 states.

No illnesses had been reported.

The recalled products were sent to Wal-Mart stores in Alabama,

Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi,

Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

Wal-Mart has removed the products from its meat cases and is

destroying the recalled ground beef still in its possession.

Tyson has recalled 40-thousand, 440 pounds of ground beef, all

of which had sell-by dates of June 13th. The ground beef was sold

in prepackaged trays that were placed directly into the meat case.

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The recalled products include:

-one and a-half pound trays of Angus steak burger all natural,

85/15, 6 1/4-pound patties;

-one and one-third pound trays of Angus steak burger all

natural, 85/15, extra thick, 4 1/3-pound patties;

- two and a-quarter pound trays of 73/27 all-natural ground

beef; and

- five and a-half pound trays of 73/27 all-natural ground beef.

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On the Net:

Tyson Foods Inc.: www.tyson.com

 

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