OMAHA, Neb. -- A total of 21 cases of E. coli infections reported here last month have been traced to contaminated ground beef sold at four Baker's Supermarkets units here and one Super Saver store owned by B&R Stores, Lincoln, Neb.
Seven victims have been hospitalized. At present, all are recovering, according to state health department officials.
The meat, which officials say was sourced from the Northern States Beef plant in Omaha, was purchased in coarse ground form an