E. COLI-RELATED RECALLS GROW

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A pair of ground beef recalls last week removed more than one million pounds of product from the food distribution channel -- and threatened to cast a pall over the grill-happy Labor Day weekend.First, American Foods Group announced a voluntary recall of 530,000 pounds of ground beef product, after a sample tested by regulators revealed possible contamination with E. coli 0157:H7.

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A pair of ground beef recalls last week removed more than one million pounds of product from the food distribution channel -- and threatened to cast a pall over the grill-happy Labor Day weekend.

First, American Foods Group announced a voluntary recall of 530,000 pounds of ground beef product, after a sample tested by regulators revealed possible contamination with E. coli 0157:H7. Included in this latest callback are 3- and 5-pound chubs and some overwrapped trays

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