Topps Announces Massive Ground Beef Recall

Law360, New York (October 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After voluntarily recalling 350,000 pounds of ground beef last week, Topps Meat Company LLC added 21 million pounds to its recall on Saturday, saying its product may be contaminated with a potentially fatal strain of E. coli.

One lawsuit, on behalf of a girl who allegedly fell ill from eating contaminated Topps beef, has already been filed against Topps in New York state court.

Elizabeth, N.J.-based Topps recalled 21.7 million pounds of ground beef — all of its ground beef products with a sell-by date on...
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