JBS Beef Salmonella Outbreak
On October 4, the FSIS announced a recall of approximately 6,500,966 pounds of raw, non-intact beef products produced by BS Tolleson, Inc. and packaged by JBS Tolleson Inc. The products may be contaminated with Salmonella Newport.
To date, 57 people have been sickened across 16 states, with onset dates ranging from August 5- September 6.
The raw, non-intact beef items, including ground beef, were packaged on various dates from July 26, 2018 to Sept. 7, 2018. The following products are subject to recall: (Products List | Product Labels (PDF only)).
Symptoms of salmonella include:
· Abdominal cramps
· Fever of 100-102 F
· Bloody diarrhea
· Body aches
Symptoms typically appear 6-72 hours after eating contaminated food and last for 3-7 days without treatment. If you or a family member experienced symptoms, contact your local health department.