Publix issued a recall of beef products made from ground chuck due to potential presence of E. coli. Ongoing investigation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has identified 18 people sick so far, predominantly from Florida.
FSIS advises that consumers who have purchased these products not to consume them. These products should be discarded or returned to the place of purchase for a full refund. These products were sold in 24 Florida counties. You can check the complete details of the recall here
Most people infected with this E. coli strain develop symptoms including diarrhea (often bloody) and vomiting. Some illnesses last longer and can be more severe. Persons who experience these symptoms should seek emergency medical care immediately