A deadly Salmonella outbreak has been linked to ground beef produced by Central Valley Meat Co. Inc. of Hanford, CA and sold under the brand name Stater Bros. The ground beef Salmonella outbreak has sickened 10 people in six states. One person in California died.
The Salmonella Dublin strain associated with this outbreak has produced serious illness. The hospitalization rate for this outbreak is more than four times the average. Illnesses were reported between August 8, 2019, and September 22, 2019, from six states: California (2), Colorado (3), Iowa (1), Kansas (2), Oklahoma (1), and Texas (1). The fatality occurred in California. Eight of the case patients, who range in age from 48 to 74 years old, are male. Two are female.
Central Valley has issued a recall for Stater Bros. ground beef sold in 1-pound, 2-pound and 10-pound chubs produced on July 23, 2019 with the “use by” date 08-14-19. Health officials, who are concerned that some consumers may still have the recalled beef in their freezers, are urging customers whp purchase Stater Bros. ground beef to check recall information carefully.
Stater Bros. Ground Beef Recall
The Central Valley Meat Co. recall includes the following Stateer Bros. brand products all with the Use By date 08-14-19 and all marked with the establishment number “EST. 6063A” next to the lost number inside the USDA mark of inspection.
- 1-lb. chub packages of “STATER BROS. 100% PURE GROUND BEEF 96% LEAN 4% FAT” with lot code 2049 on the retail label, and lot code 19204 on the case label.
- 2-lb. chub packages of “STATER BROS. 100% PURE GROUND BEEF 93% LEAN 7% FAT” with lot code 2049 on the retail label, the lot code 19204 on the case label.
- 20-lb. cases containing “STATER BROS 93/7 Ground Beef 10# Chub 10 Lb. Chubs/ 2 Count” with lot 19204 on the case label.
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