Two-state not affected in beef recall

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

July 16, 2008

AUGUSTA, Ga.---An E. coli outbreak traced to recalled beef in Michigan and Ohio has spawned cases in three other states. New York, Kentucky, and Indiana have each reported one confirmed case of a bacterial infection that matches the 41 previous incidents.

The outbreak has been tied to meat sold in Kroger supermarkets, which has recalled more than 5 million pounds of beef. So far, Georgia and South Carolina are in the clear.

(Copyright 2008 Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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