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1 million pounds of ground beef recalled

A Modesto meat company is recalling about one million pounds of ground beef products after seven people were sickened by E. coli contamination. The potentially contaminated meat wass sold in California, Texas, Oregon, Arizona and internationally. Full story

California firm recalls 1 million pounds beef for e.coli

A Modesto, California, meat company is recalling about one million pounds of ground beef patties and bulk ground beef after the meat was linked to seven illnesses from the e.coli 0157:H7 bacteria, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday. Full story

Regulators consider broadening testing for E. coli

The food industry and government regulators have focused for years on finding the most virulent strain of E. coli bacteria, which every year sickens thousands. Full story

Lettuce recall expands as FDA investigates E. coli

A recall of romaine lettuce that has sickened students with E. coli poisoning is expanding as the government tries to find out where the contamination occurred. Full story

Food poisoning rates down last year, CDC says

There were significant drops in illnesses from shigella and the most dangerous form of E. coli in the U.S. last year, according to a government report released Thursday. But overall, food poisoning rates have been flat for more than five years. Full story

Missouri firm recalls beef on E.coli concerns

West Missouri Beef LLC, of Rockville, Missouri, is recalling 14,000 lbs of fresh boneless beef because it may be contaminated with E.coli 0157:H7, the U.S. Agriculture Department said. Full story

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