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Walmart Beef Products recalled, what impact does it have in New Jersey?

Wow, more than 16,000 pounds of raw ground beef products were just recalled by Walmart.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the meat may have been contaminated with E. coli. According to CNN, Cargill Meat Solutions' meat products are sold at Walmart retail locations across the United States.

According to the USDA recall notice, the potentially contaminated beef was produced on April 26 and 27.

Does the ground beef recall affect New Jersey?

It appears that New Jersey is NOT affected by this.

The recalled ground beef was delivered to Walmart stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, DC.

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According to the USDA, there are six meat products that could be contaminated: “93% lean, 7% fat, all-natural lean ground beef” and “Prime Rib Beef Steak Burgers Patties.”

“At Walmart, the health and safety of our customers is always our top priority. As soon as we were notified of the recall, we immediately removed the affected products and informed customers who may have purchased these products.” From a Walmart spokesperson speaking to CNN.

Anyone who purchases these affected products should immediately throw them away or return them to the Walmart where they were purchased. If you have any questions about the recall, there is a phone number: 844-419-1574, according to cnn.com.

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