Ground beef sold at Walmart stores nationwide is being recalled. The recall is being issued due to the possibility of E. Coli contamination. The recall was issued by the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service on Saturday (June 13th). According to the press release, the recall impacts approximately 43,000 pounds of ground beef products.

USA Today reports that the ground beef in question is sold at Walmart stores nationwide. The ground beef was produced on June 1st.

The recall comes from Lakeside Refrigerated Services in New Jersey. The recall includes a few different brands under Lakeside Refrigerated Services, including:

  • Marketside Butcher
  • Thomas Farms

If you have purchased ground beef from either of the brands listed above, do not consume the food until you check and make sure it does not fall under the recall. You can check out the full list of products impacted by the recall here.

If you do have any of the products impacted by the recall, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service advises you to throw them away or return them to the point of purchase.

Please note that all impacted products will have the establishment number "EST. 46841" inside the USDA mark of inspection.

It is also important to note that this is a Class I recall, which means there is "a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death."

The good news is that as of now, there haven't been any reports of illness. The recall was issued after a routine test, according to the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service.

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