USDA: Recalled beef possibly sold at Sam's Club nationwide

List of stores where the beef may have been distributed includes 1 Texas Target

SAN ANTONIO – The U.S. Department of Agriculture released new information about where some 66 tons of recalled ground beef may have been sold.

Although the beef with possible E. coli contamination was distributed nationwide, the only area store on the USDA list was Sam's Clubs.

The USDA list includes Safeway and Meijer nationwide, Targets in California, Florida and Iowa, and one location in Denton, Texas.

"This list may not include all retail locations that have received the recalled product or may include retail locations that did not actually receive the recalled product," the USDA's website said.

Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan, Colorado, recalled more than 132,000 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli. One person has died and 17 have been reported ill, although none in Texas.

The items were produced and packaged on June 21 and have a July 11 use- or freeze-by date.

The products include 3-pound, 10-pound and 20-pound packages of ground beef under the Our Certified, Excel, Sterling Silver, Certified and Fire River Farms brands.

Although the use-by date has passed, the USDA said consumers may have the chubs in freezers.

E. coli is known to cause stomach cramps, diarrhea, vomiting and fever.

To see list of recalled brands and products, click here.

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For more information, click here.

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