Important health alert if you receive beef recipes from HelloFresh

A health alert has been issued about ground beef included in HelloFresh meal kits due to a possible connection to Escherichia coli contamination.

The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Administration (FSIS) has issued a health alert about contaminated ground beef shipped to subscribers between July 2 and July 21. Prevention and many state public health departments.

The alert did not reveal where the outbreak occurred and how many reports had been reported. The New Jersey Department of Health on Tuesday morning did not respond to a New Jersey 101.5 request for more information.

The product affected by the alert is 10 oz. Vacuum-packed plastic containers marked with “Mind Beef 85% Lean / 15% Fat” with EST # 46841 L1 22155 or EST # 46841 L5 22155 codes on the side of the package.

Ground beef packaging bears “EST.46841” inside the USDA inspection mark and on plastic ground beef packaging.

coli symptoms usually appear within two to eight days of ingesting the germ.

It can be prevented by washing hands thoroughly after using the bathroom or changing diapers, before and after preparing food and after contact with animals.

HelloFresh is a German company that is the largest supplier of meal kits in the United States. It has three facilities in New Jersey in Newark, Swedensboro and Totowa.

Ground Beef Health Alert Theme Package

Ground Beef Health Alert Subject (FSIS) package

Dan Alexander is a reporter for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at dan.alexander@townsquaremedia.com

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