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Foodborne Illness

Be Careful What You Grill This Summer

Thousands of Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled in June 2020 As if fears of COVID-19 aren’t enough to deal with this summer, Americans should also be aware of a massive ground beef recall announced on June 13, 2020. Lakeside Refrigerated Services has recalled approximately 42,922 pounds of ground beef for fears of E. coli – just in time for Father’s Day cookouts….

Understanding Food Recalls and Outbreaks

Everything we eat is regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). While most products are safe for us to consume when they appear in stores and restaurants, some foods slip through the cracks. When this occurs, the USDA and FDA encourage food producers to issue voluntary recalls. Occasionally, the agencies issue recalls and…