Frontiere Natural Meats, LLC, is recalling 1,640 pounds of ground elk meat that may be contaminated with E. coli, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.
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Which Products are Affected?
According to an FDA warning issued June 3, this recall affects 208 8-lb. ground elk cases, each of which contains 8 1-lb. packages. The product can be identified with labeling that states “DK Natural Meats All Natural Ground Elk” with a “Use or Freeze By 4-27-15” on the back. The recalled elk was distributed to North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia through retail stores.
What’s the Problem?
The contamination was detected after routine testing by Frontiere Natural Meats found E. coli O157:H7 in 2 of 4 sub lots of bulk ground elk. As all 4 lots came from the same original batch, the company is recalling all lots associated with the original.
Consumers in possession of affected ground elk meat products should discard them or return them to the place of purchase for a refund. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.
E. Coli Symptoms
Symptoms of E. coli infection typically begin 3 to 4 days after exposure, though you may become ill as soon as a day after to more than a week later. Signs typically include varying degrees of:
- Diarrhea (may be watery or bloody)
- Abdominal cramping, pain or tenderness
- Nausea and vomiting
Do I Have an Elk Meat Recall Lawsuit?
The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Elk Meat Recall Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new E. coli cases in all 50 states.
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