By August 10, the number of Michigan residents suspected to be part of the E. coli outbreak tied to McNees Meats had grown to nine. A total of five confirmed Shiga-toxin producing E. coli cases and four probable cases were reported in Lapeer, Genesee, Isabella, and Sanilac counties. Illness onset dates range from July 18-30. Those affected range in age from 15-88. At the time of the announcement, 6 E. coli outbreak victims had been hospitalized.
On August 11, McNees Meats increased the recall from 360 pounds of ground beef to approximately 2,200 pounds.
The recall included products sold to restaurants and retail establishments in Armada, Lapeer and North Branch, Michigan, and at the McNees Meats and Wholesale LLC retail establishment.