October 30, 2002
The Milk Run Has Recalled Premium
East Durham, NY (SafetyAlerts)
- The Milk Run of East Durham, NY is recalling all sliced PREMIUM CORNED
BEEF because they have the potential to be contaminated with LISTERIA
MONOCYTOGENES, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal
infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with
weakened immune systems. Although healthy persons may suffer only short term
symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, abdominal pain and
diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among
The recalled sliced PREMIUM CORNED BEEF was sold from. the deli section of
The Milk Run Convenience Store, 3552 Rt. 145 East Durham, NY 12423.
A sample of sliced PREMIUM CORNED BEEF obtained by NYS Department of
Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors at The Milk Run on October 15,2002
was analyzed and found to be positive for Listeria monocytogenes.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
Consumers that have purchased sliced PREMIUM CORNED BEEF from the deli at
The Milk Run Convenience Store, are urged not to consume it, but to return
them to the place of purchase for a full refund.