Publix recalls several ground chuck products

Publix has recalled several of its beef products containing ground chuck after traces of E. coli were found in the product. [Times files]
Publix has recalled several of its beef products containing ground chuck after traces of E. coli were found in the product. [Times files]
Published August 31 2018
Updated August 31 2018

Publix has recalled several of its beef products containing ground chuck after traces of E. coli were found in the product.

The store is urging customers to check their freezers, as the recall covera ground chuck items sold from June 25-July 31, according to a news release. Products purchased outside of that range have been deemed safe.

The recall covers 24 counties, including Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco and Hernando.

Customers can bring the meat back to the store for a full refund, according to the release. The chain has yet to determine the supplier.

E. coli is a bacteria found in contaminated water or food that, if ingested, can cause a fatal infection.

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