October 27, 2007–According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety & Inspection Service, Del-Mar Provision Co., Inc., a Buffalo, N.Y., firm, is voluntarily recalling approximately 50 pounds of ground beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
The ground beef is in 10-pound poly bags of labeled GROUND BEEF.
Each bag bears the establishment number “Est. 2759” inside the USDA mark of inspection and a date code of “296.”
The ground beef products subject to recall were produced on Oct. 23, 2007, and distributed to a Buffalo area restaurant.
The problem was discovered by FSIS through routine testing. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a physician. FSIS has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products.
Consumers or media with questions about the recall should call company president Ralph A. Del Bello at (716) 826-2475.