First it was the Thanksgiving turkey and now it looks like beef is also in trouble.
The United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said today that JBS Tolleson, Inc. is recalling more than 5.1 million pounds of raw beef products due to the possibility of a salmonella outbreak.
According to FSIS the products include beef packaged between July 26 and September 7. The brands include Kroger, Cedar River Farms, Grass Run Farms and JBS generic. You can see the full list of affected brand by clicking here.
This recall began began in October and with this expansion the total affected beed is over 12 million pounds. Since November 15th 246 people in 25 states have become sick due to this outbreak as per reports by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Thankfully no death have been reported though 56 people have been hospitalized
If you have any of these brands in your fridge right now you should throw them out or return to your market of purchase.