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Testing of Raw Ground Beef and Raw Ground Beef Component Samples for E. coli O157:H7: Year-to-Date Totals

This table presents the results from analysis of raw ground beef and raw ground beef component samples for E. coli O157:H7. Results are from FSIS routine and follow-up sampling programs. Information is based upon data in the FSIS electronic data system as of July 10, 2016.

Related Information: All E. coli Tables

Results from Analysis of Raw Ground Beef and Raw Ground Beef Component Samples for E. coli O157:H7*

Raw Ground Beef (RGB)
Source As of July 12, 2015 As of July, 2016
Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive
Federal Plants 6,220 6 0.10 6,140 3 0.05
Verification
6,167 6 0.10 6,136 3 0.05
Follow-up**
53 0 0.00 4 0 0.00
 
Retail Stores 249 0 0.00 281 0 0.00
Verification
249 0 0.00 281 0 0.00
Follow-up
0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00
 
Imports 6 0 0.00 21 0 0.00
 
Raw Ground Beef Components (RGBC)
Source As of July 12, 2015 As of July 10, 2016
Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive
Federal Plants 2,965 1 0.03 3,325 3 0.09
Trim Verification***
1,592 0 0.00 2,017 3 0.15
Follow-up to RGB Positive
40 0 0.00 10 0 0.00
Follow-up to RGBC Positive
342 0 0.00 419 0 0.00
Other RGBC Verification
286 1 0.35 234 0 0.00
Bench Trim Verification
705 0 0.00 645 0 0.00
 
Imports 377 0 0.00 367 0 0.00

 

*Results are posted according to the sample analysis completion date.

**Follow-up may also include non-routine testing.

***On May 1, 2012, FSIS implemented a redesign of its Trim Verification program to increase its ability to detect E. coli O157:H7 (FSIS Notice 27-12).


View the information in this table by Source (beef, veal, etc.)


Results from Analysis of Raw Ground Beef and Raw Ground Beef Component Samples for E. coli O157:H7*
Year-End Results, 2015
With Comparison to Previous Year
 

Raw Ground Beef (RGB)
Source As of December 31, 2014 As of December 31, 2015
Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive
Federal Plants 12,219 8 0.07 11,532 8 0.07
Verification
11,914 5 0.04 11,369 8 0.07
Follow-up**
305 3 0.98 163 0 0.00
 
Retail Stores 517 0 0.00 486 1 0.21
Verification
517 0 0.00 486 1 0.21
Follow-up
0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00
 
Imports 7 0 0.00 14 0 0.00
 
Raw Ground Beef Components (RGBC)
Source As of December 31, 2014 As of December 31, 2015
Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive
Federal Plants 5,767 14 0.24 5,922 6 0.10
Trim Verification***
2,972 10 0.34 3,306 2 0.06
Follow-up to RGB Positive
171 2 1.17 89 0 0.00
Follow-up to RGBC Positive
582 1 0.17 722 2 0.28
Other RGBC Verification
558 1 0.18 477 2 0.42
Bench Trim Verification
1,484 0 0.00 1,328 0 0.00
 
Imports 608 1 0.16 625 0 0.00

 

*Results are posted according to the sample analysis completion date.

**Follow-up may also include non-routine testing.

***On May 1, 2012, FSIS implemented a redesign of its Trim Verification program to increase its ability to detect E. coli O157:H7 (FSIS Notice 27-12).


See Also: Summary Tables, by Calendar Year

 

Last Modified Jul 14, 2016