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Posted on July 02, 2008 10:44 PM in Personal
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From KOMO News:

Cincinnati-based Kroger is recalling ground beef products in plastic foam tray packages wrapped in cellophane, or purchased from a service counter at all Fred Meyer's and QFC stores between May 21-July 5. The first 6 digits of the UPCs for the effected products are...241670 and 241676 for leanest ground beef 7%...The beef has been linked to Omaha-based Nebraska Beef, the supplier of products connected to E. coli illnesses in Michigan and central and northern Ohio.

On Monday, I purchased the 7% ground beef and cooked it that same night for some spaghetti I made and then ate. Fortunately for me, I just looked up the first six digits of the UPC after digging the packaging out of the garbage, and they were 241671.


Ian Clifton on July 03, 2008 at 2:58 AM:

Nice of them to include the UPC range... the email I got from Fred Meyer didn't bother to do that. When I went to the store a few days ago, they were out of the 7% (and anything else remotely healthful), forcing me to buy 20%. Yesterday, I made the sole remaining 7% meat that I had from the previous grocery trip. I just checked the UPC and it's 241671 also, safe there. Both 20% ground beef are 241661 though :( Guess I'll throw them out (not worth the hassle of returning them) and buy some 7%, if it's back in stock. Thanks for posting, I had been debating if I wanted to make the "better safe than sorry" trip to Fred Meyer for replacements. Seeing the UPC info, I believe I will.


Ryan on July 04, 2008 at 12:15 AM:

The recall was expanded recently; Kroger has pulled everything from Nebraska Beef. Of course, cooking it completely render it harmless anyway...


Tim on July 07, 2008 at 7:57 AM:

I live in Dayton, OH and ate more than my share of burgers over the 4th of July. I'm still kickin' but it's still alittle spooky!


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