Tolleson, Arizona-based JBS Tolleson Inc. is recalling about 12 million pounds of raw beef products over salmonella fears.
The recall is an expansion of an Oct. 4 recall of product packed from July 26 to Sept. 7, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The agency is concerned that some product may frozen and in consumers’ freezers.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 267” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to a retail locations and institutions nationwide.
After the initial recall in October, FSIS, CDC, and state public health and agriculture partners continued to investigate the outbreak of salmonella illnesses. The epidemiological investigation has identified 246 confirmed case-patients from 26 states with illness onset dates ranging from July 26 to Sept. 7, 2018.
An additional 16 case-patients have provided receipts or shopper card numbers for the product traceback investigations. Specific traceback for three case-patients have identified JBS Tolleson, Inc., EST. 267 ground beef products that were not part of the Oct. 4, 2018 recall. FSIS will continue to work with public health partners and provide updated information should it become available.