On September 25, 2007, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that Topps Meat Company of Elizabeth, New Jersey, was recalling 331,582 pounds of frozen ground beef products due to reported illnesses associated with consumption of Topps hamburgers. By September 29, 2007, Topps Meats had expanded the recall to a total of 21.7 million pounds of frozen ground beef products produced on various dates between September 25, 2006 and September 25, 2007. The CDC had announced that 38 illnesses in Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Maine, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania had been confirmed as associated with the Topps Meats E. coli outbreak. All cases have been resolved.
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