Warning: Massive Beef Recall in Texas
A Fort Worth, Texas beef processor is recalling nearly 16,000 pounds of beef because the products may be contaminated by E. coli. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that there was a high health risk for products that were provided by PFP Enterprises, though there are no reports of consumers being sickened. The products were produced on December 5, 2013 and distributed to retail stores and restaurants in several states. The products that have been recalled have an establishment number of Est. 34715 inside the USDA Mark of Inspection.
Recalled products can lead to serious illnesses. If you consume a recalled product and it results in injury, you may want to talk with a local personal injury attorney today. You have the right to sue the individual that produced beef. Federal inspectors say that they became aware of the possible contamination of the product through PFP Enterprises' testing program. The federal authorities say that the company failed to finalize testing to determine if a contamination existed. E. coli is bacteria with strains that can cause severe food poisoning, sometimes resulting in hospitalization.
Items recalled include pre-seasoned beef for fajitas, southwest style beef skirts, Patterson food processors beef skirts, studio movie grilled beef tenderloin and more. Don't hesitate to contact a Dallas personal injury attorney if you have suffered severe illness after consuming a dangerous meat product. Producers of meet are required to test each product to ensure that it is safe for use. When the product is not safe, it is in direct violation of the USDA standards.
If you are looking for a product liability lawyer that can represent you in your case, don't hesitate to call Lenahan Law Firm today.