The New York Times and Reuter have reported that Reading, Pennsylvania-based Quaker Maid Meats Inc. has voluntarily recalled 94,400 pounds of frozen ground beef patties that may be contaminated with E. coli.
E. coli O157:H7 is a deadly bacteria that can cause diarrhea and dehydration.
The following products were recalled:
• Three-pound boxes of “Philly-gourmet, 100% Pure Beef, Homestyle Patties”
• Five-pound boxes of “Philly-gourmet, 100% Pure Beef, Homestyle Patties”
The beef products are sold in retail stores in Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and Wisconsin.