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Swift Beef Company Recalls Ground Beef Products Due to Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination
Class I RecallHealth Risk: High
Swift Beef Co., a Hyrum, Utah establishment, is recalling approximately 99,260 pounds of raw non-intact ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The bulk ground beef was produced on Oct. 24, 2018. The following products are subject to recall...
AMS Reaches a Consent Decision With JBS USA LLC
WASHINGTON – The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) reached a consent decision with JBS USA LLC, also known as Swift Beef Company (JBS Swift), Greeley, Colo., for alleged violations of the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act. The consent decision was signed by Acting Chief Administrative Law Judge, Channing D. Strother on June 28, 2018.
AMS conducted an investigation that revealed JBS Swift failed to maintain and operate its dynamic monorail scales to ensure accurate weights at its Cactus, Texas facility on August 9, 2016 and Greeley, Colorado facility on December 1, 2016. JBS Swift used inaccurate scales to weigh beef carcasses that recorded inaccurate or incorrect weights on accountings issued to sellers.
JBS Swift was notified of such violations and immediately made adjustments as evidenced in subsequent...
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