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Testing of Raw Ground Beef and Raw Ground Beef Component Samples (Including Veal) for E. coli O157:H7: Year-to-Date Totals by Source

This table presents the results from analysis of raw ground beef and raw ground beef component samples, including veal, 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 August 24, 2014.

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Results from Analysis of Raw Ground Beef/Veal Samples for E. coli O157:H71
Raw Ground Beef (RGB)
Source3 As of August 24, 2014
Federal Plants Retail2 Imports
Verification Follow-up8 Verification Follow-up Verification
Beef 0.03%4
(2/7,522)5
0.00%
(0/77)
N/A N/A 0.00%
(0/4)
Veal 0.00%
(0/112)
0.00%
(0/15)
N/A N/A 0.00%
(0/0)
Mixed6 0.00%
(0/41)
0.00%
(0/9)
N/A N/A 0.00%
(0/0)
Unknown7 0.00%
(0/0)
0.00%
(0/1)
N/A N/A 0.00%
(0/0)
TOTAL 0.03%
(2/7,675)
0.00%
(0/102)
0.00%
(0/346)
0.00%
(0/0)
0.00%
(0/4)

1 Results are posted according to the sample analysis completion date.
2 Source information for raw ground beef products collected at retail is not collected.
3 FSIS uses product labeling for the purpose of identifying whether the sample source is beef or veal.
4 Percent Positive
5 (Number positive/number analyzed)
6 Mixed source is composed of both beef and veal products.
7 Inspector did not answer the question on the sampling form.
8 May also include non-routine testing.

 

Results from Analysis of Raw Ground Beef/Veal Component Samples for E. coli O157:H71
Raw Ground Beef Components (RGBC)
Source2 As of August 24, 2014
Federal Plants Import
Trim Verification Follow-up to RGB Positive at Supplier Follow-up to RGBC Positive Other RGBC Verification Bench Trim Verification Verification/ Follow-up
Beef 0.34%3
(6/1,746)4
0.00%
(0/95)
0.00%
(0/230)
0.00%
(0/347)
0.00%
(0/932)
0.00%
(0/379)
Veal 0.00%
(0/30)
0.00%
(0/25)
3.33%
(1/30)
0.00%
(0/13)
0.00%
(0/22)
0.00%
(0/7)
Mixed5 0.00%
(0/0)
0.00%
(0/0)
0.00%
(0/0)
0.00%
(0/0)
0.00%
(0/2)
0.00%
(0/0)
Unknown6 0.00%
(0/0)
0.00%
(0/0)
0.00%
(0/0)
0.00%
(0/0)
0.00%
(0/0)
0.00%
(0/1)
TOTAL 0.34%
(6/1,776)
0.00%
(0/120)
0.38%
(1/260)
0.00%
(0/360)
0.00%
(0/956)
0.00%
(0/387)


1 Results are posted according to the sample analysis completion date.
2 FSIS uses product labeling for the purpose of identifying whether the sample source is beef or veal.
3 Percent Positive
4 (Number positive/number analyzed)
5 Mixed source is composed of both beef and veal products.
6 Inspector did not answer the question on the sampling form.

 

Last Modified Aug 28, 2014