WASHINGTON – Renna’s Meat market of Fresno, Calif. is recalling about 780 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said Monday.

The agency said that various sizes of ground beef products with the establishment number “EST 27365” are subject to recall.

The products were distributed to area restaurants and were available for consumer purchase in Fresno. The recalled products were packaged from Aug. 1, 2008, through Aug. 8, 2008, and consumers may have purchased these ground beef products between Aug. 5, 2008, and Aug. 9, 2008.

The problem was discovered by FSIS routine microbiological testing. The agency has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of this product.


Source: Food Safety and Inspection Service