||Ground Beef produced by Cub
Foods, a retail store in Naperville, Illinois
|Production Dates/Identifying Codes:
||Consumer packages 1-lb., 2-lb.,
and 10-lb. packages produced on December 07, 1998, marked with sell-by date December 08,
|Problem/Reason for Recall:
||Possible contamination with E.
|A routine FSIS monitoring sample
for retail establishments was found positive for E. coli O157:H7.
||Deborah Erickson, 612-828-4007
||Approximately 1000 lbs.
||Local Greater Chicago area
|Recall Notification Level:
||To consumer level
||Issued by Cub Foods with the
assistance of Illinois Department of Public Health and FSIS
|Direct Notification Means:
||Cub Foods contacting consumers
through its press release.
|FSIS Followup Activities:
||Source trace back sampling
|Other Agencies Involved:
||Illinois Department of Public
- Compliance/Recall Coordinator: 202-418-8872
- Emergency Response: 202-501-7521
- Media Inquiries: 202-720-3897
- Congressional Inquiries: 202-720-3897
- Consumer Inquiries: 1-800-535-4555
|Date of Recall Meeting:
||December 14, 1998
|Recall Case Number: