More Than a Ton of Factory Farmed Beef Recently Recalled

The Citizen Media


(NaturalNews) Over 1,000 pounds of ground beef have recently been recalled by Minnesota-based Rancher’s Legacy Meat Co., after routine product inspection conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) at the company’s facility raised concerns over possible E. coli contamination.(1)

In fact, a USDA press release prioritizes this recall’s health risk as “high,” noting that the particular contamination in question, E. coli O157:H7, “is a potentially deadly bacterium that can cause dehydration, bloody diarrhea and abdominal cramps 2–8 days (3–4 days, on average) after exposure [to] the organism. While most people recover within a week, some develop a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS).”(2)Recall reinforces need to understand possible dangers lurking in factory farming

Once again, such findings demonstrate that an awareness about the dangers that often occur in factory farming settings is essential. Furthermore, for many people, it…

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