Four Arizona E. Coli Cases Traced To Tainted Beef

US - Four cases of E. coli infections have been identified by Arizona health officials as possibly linked to beef that a California meat packing company recalled Monday.
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Of the four cases, two are in Maricopa County and one each in Yavapai and Navajo counties.

The Arizona Department of Health Services says two people required hospital treatment but have recovered.

The beef was processed by United Food Group of Vernon, California, and shipped to retail distribution centers in Arizona, California, Colorado, Oregon and Utah.

Officials say it was sold at Albertsons, Save-A-Lot, Grocery Outlet, Fry's, Save-Mart, Smart and Final, Smith's, and Stater Brothers stores.

The recalled products had production dates of April 20th and sell-by dates of May 6th.

Source: News 13 KOLD-TV

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