Illnesses include five in Michigan, four in Ohio and one each in Massachusetts and Missouri, CDC officials said. More than half of the victims have been hospitalized.
The affected products were shipped to distributors for restaurant use in Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio. The ground beef was not used in federal Department of Defense programs, the National School Lunch Program or in catalog or internet sales, officials said.
The products were produced from March 31 to April 18 and have the establishment number “EST. 2574B” on them, according to the Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.
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