CINCINNATI (June 26) - Grocer Kroger Co. said Thursday it is
voluntarily recalling all ground beef products sold between May 21
and June 8 at its stores in Michigan and in central and northern
Kroger said it has been notified by state and federal health
authorities that E. coli illnesses reported in Michigan and in the
Columbus and Toledo areas in Ohio have been linked to ground beef
products sold in some Kroger stores in those areas.
Kroger said customers can return any ground beef with sell-by
dates of May 21 to June 8 to stores for a full refund or
The company said none of the ground beef is currently available
Kroger said it is working to identify the supplier of the
specific ground beef that could have caused the illnesses.
The company added its stores in those areas have placed signs in
the meat department to notify customers.