A New Jersey-based meat company is voluntarily recalling some of its hamburgers after many illnesses have been reported. The New York Health Depart says that at least 6 people in Albany have gotten sick and contaminated hamburgers were found in one of the victim's freezers. The culprit? E. coli.
These products carry the number ""Est. 9748" inside the USDA mark of inspection, and were produced June 22nd, July 12th or July 23rd.
The recalled products include:
- Certain 10-pound boxes of Butcher's Best 100-percent All Beef Patties
- Certain 10-pound boxes of Kohler Foods burgers
- Certain 10-pound boxes of Sand Castle Fine Meat
- Some two-pound boxes of Topps 100-percent Pure Ground Beef Hamburgers
- Some three-pound boxes of Topps 100-percent Pure Ground Beef Hamburgers
Go to the USDA website to see the complete list of recalled products. If you have questions, you can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) from 10am - 4pm. These products were distributed nationwide so check your freezers!