17 sick, 1 dead in E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef

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Cargill Meat Solutions, a meat producer that ships products nationwide, recalled 132,000 pounds of ground beef due to possible E. coli contamination, according to USA Today.

Here are four things to know:

1. The Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service issued a recall notice for the meat Sept. 26.

2. The recall involves 12 different Cargill ground beef products produced and packaged on June 21.

3. A CDC investigation identified 17 illnesses and one death linked to the contaminated beef between July 5-25.

4. The recall comes less than a month after Cargill recalled about 25,000 pounds of ground beef over E. coli concerns on Aug. 23.

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