E. Coli Outbreak Kills Two, Sickens Many More

The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention report that as many as 28 people have become ill as a likely result of E.-Coli bacterial exposure. The ground beef which is at the root of the outbreak was a product of Fairbank Farms in New York.

A recall of some 546,000 pounds of ground beef has resulted from this occurence. This is the third recall by Fairbank Farms since 2007. Among the retail outlets pervaying this meat were Trader Joes, B.J.'s, Giant and Price Chopper.

The meat was packaged from September 15th to 16th, 2009.

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