USDA spokeswoman Amanda Eamich reportedly said that Nebraska Beef was notified that two samples of its beef trim had tested positive for E. coli in early June. The company’s products were later linked to an E. coli outbreak that sickened 41 people in
"The establishment didn't take appropriate actions when positives were found," Eamich said. "It's all about their ability to control E. coli 0157:H7."
Nebraska Beef spokesman Bill Lamson said that the company has added another lactic acid bath, which helps kill bacteria, to its
The recalled beef was sold to wholesalers and distributors for further processing.
Source: Associated Press