Tyson recalls tons of ground beef

September 28, 2011

Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. is recalling about 131,300 pounds of ground beef that might be contaminated with E. coli. Some of the beef was distributed in Indiana. The products being recalled include Kroger-brand ground beef, Butcher's Brand beef and generic label beef, which were all produced Aug. 23. The Kroger beef was distributed in Tennessee and Indiana. The Butcher's beef in North and South Carolina and the generic beef in Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. All the beef comes in 5-pound or 3-pound packages. E. coli can cause bloody diarrhea, dehydration and kidney failure.