CONTAMINATED BEEF TRACED TO VONS MEAT SERVICE UNIT

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed three separate incidents of E. coli bacteria-related illness, which it traced to hamburger meat purchased at three Vons Cos. stores in central California.sing plant in El Monte, Calif., to the three stores. A review of the facility's records is under way to determine the meat's origin and other distribution destinations, the agency

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed three separate incidents of E. coli bacteria-related illness, which it traced to hamburger meat purchased at three Vons Cos. stores in central California.

sing plant in El Monte, Calif., to the three stores. A review of the facility's records is under way to determine the meat's origin and other distribution destinations, the agency said.

The contaminated ground beef was purchased several weeks ago, said USDA

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