There are various "sell by" dates on the ground beef being recalled due to different Nebraska Beef production dates.
The following chart explains the range of "sell by" dates that customers should check:
Fred Meyer May 21-July 5
QFC May 21-July 5
Kroger May 21-July 3
Kroger Mid-Atlantic May 19-June 6
Fry's May 21-July 3
Ralphs May 21-July 3
Smith's May 21-July 3
Baker's May 17-June 4
King Soopers June 20-July 3
City Market June 20-July 3
Customers who shop at Hilander, Owen's, Pay Less, and Scott's should follow the "sell by" dates listed above for Kroger stores. In addition to the ground beef described above, Kroger is recalling Private Selection Natural ground beef sold in one-pound packages that were in the self-service meat case. The "sell by" dates for this product is July 11 through July 21, 2008. The product was available at all Kroger stores (including Kroger Mid-Atlantic and stores in
Kroger has expanded the recall due to new information provided by the USDA. This information links product produced by Nebraska Beef to the illnesses. As a precaution, Kroger is removing all ground beef supplied by Nebraska Beef during the dates provided by the USDA.
Source: The Kroger Co.