Beef recall expands to 12 million pounds after salmonella outbreak

The FDA and CDC announced Dec. 4, an additional 5 million pounds of raw meat is contaminated, according to The Washington Post, bringing the total to more than 12 million pounds.

The contaminated meat has been reported in 25 states, according to the CDC. About 250 cases of salmonella illnesses are under investigation. Brands on the current recall list are Kroger, Laura's Lean and JBS generic.

Both agencies urge consumers to check items stored in their freezers and to throw or return any products that fall between the dates of July 26, 2018 to Sept. 7, 2018.

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