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Murry's Meat Ground Beef 2005

A ground beef recall resulted from the investigation into an illness caused by E. coli O157:H7 that resulted in hospitalization. An indistinguishable strain of E. coli O157:H7 was isolated from a sample of the ground beef consumed by this person. The ground beef had been purchased through the McGuire Air Force Base Commissary in New Jersey and had been produced by Murry's Meat, a Pennsylvania based firm.

Tags:
  • Outbreak began:
  • April 2005
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • New Jersey
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Beef, Ground Beef
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Grocery Store
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Murry's Meat
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 1
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 1
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 1
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

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