by Susan Ellis
Kroger has issued a recall for its store-brand beef products sold in Memphis and West Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Southern Missouri, and Southwest Kentucky. The beef may be contaminated with E. coli.
From the press release:
"Kroger is asking customers to check their freezers at home for certain packages of store-brand and store-packaged ground beef with sell-by dates from April 27 to June 1, 2009. UPC’s include 21165800000, 21165810000, 21165820000, and 21165830000 and the package description reads Ground Beef AP2 73% lean T."
All of suspected beef products have been removed from Krogers. Customers who purchased the products can request a refund or a replacement.
For more information on the recall, go to fsis.usda.gov.
Kroger customers with questions can call 1-800-632-6900.