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Microbiological Testing Program for E. coli O157:H7 and non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli: Individual Positive Results for Raw Ground Beef (RGB) and RGB Components, 2011

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Table 1: Raw Ground Beef (RGB) | Table 2: Raw Ground Beef Components (RGBC)

Related Information: All E. coli Tables
 

Table 1. Raw Ground Beef Products (RGB) Analyzed for E. coli O157:H7, Calendar Year 2011
Sample Source1 Collection Date Where Collected Product Status Total Positives this Year Samples Analyzed this Year Total Positives2 Total Samples Analyzed2
Federal Verification Dec 8, 2011 VA Held 10 13,076 463 154,056
Federal Verification Oct 24, 2011 SC Held 9 11,337 462 152,317
Federal Verification Oct 5, 2011 CA Recalled 8 10,799 461 151,779
Federal Verification Aug 4, 2011 NY Held 7 8,170 460 149,150
Federal Verification Jul 26, 2011 TX Held 6 7,900 459 148,880
Federal Verification Jul 25, 2011 NE Held 5 7,639 458 148,619
Federal Verification May 26, 2011 MI Recalled 4 5,469 457 146,449
Retail Verification May 19, 2011 GA Recalled 3 5,312 456 146,292
Federal Verification May 17, 2011 IL Held 2 5,113 455 146,093
Federal Verification May 12, 2011 CA Held 1 5,113 454 146,093


1Sample Sources may include these types of establishments and samples:

  • Federal (verification; follow-up)
  • Retail (verification; follow-up)
  • State (verification; follow-up)
  • Import (verification; follow-up). For Import samples, the column "Where Collected" is defined as Country of Origin.


2Totals: "Total Positives" and "Total Samples Analyzed" are the totals since FSIS began its testing program to detect E. coli O157:H7 in raw ground beef on October 17, 1994.


 

Table 2. Raw Ground Beef Components (RGBC) Analyzed for E. coli O157:H7, Calendar Year 2011
Sample Source3 Collection Date Where Collected Product Status Total Positives this Year Samples Analyzed this Year Total Positives4 Total Samples Analyzed4
Follow-up to RGBC Positive Dec 13, 2011 NJ Held 21 3,403 93 14,211
Import Verification / Follow-up Nov 28, 2011 Australia Held 20 3,233 92 14,041
Trim Verification Nov 3, 2011 OR Held 19 3,046 91 13,854
Trim Verification Nov 2, 2011 NJ Held 18 3,046 90 13,854
Trim Verification Oct 24, 2011 SC Held 17 2,905 89 13,713
Bench Trim Verification Sep 12, 2011 KY Held 16 2,519 88 13,327
Follow-up to RGB Positive Sep 9, 2011 CA Held 15 2,519 87 13,327
Bench Trim Verification Sep 8, 2011 NY Held 14 2,519 86 13,327
Import Verification / Follow-up Aug 18, 2011 Mexico Held 13 2,399 85 13,207
Follow-up to RGBC Positive Jul 19, 2011 OH Recalled 12 2,016 84 12,824
Follow-up to RGBC Positive Jun 23, 2011 OH Held 11 1,804 83 12,612
Follow-up to RGBC Positive Jun 23, 2011 OH Held 10 1,804 82 12,612
Follow-up to RGBC Positive Jun 22, 2011 OH Held 9 1,804 81 12,612
Trim Verification Jun 2, 2011 KS Held 8 1,567 80 12,567
Trim Verification May 19, 2011 CA Held 7 1,460 79 12,268
Trim Verification Apr 29, 2011 NJ Held 6 1,265 78 12,073
Trim Verification Apr 26, 2011 OH Held 5 1,203 77 12,011
Import Verification / Follow-up Apr 21, 2011 Australia Held 4 1,203 76 12,011
Follow-up to RGBC Positive Jan 5, 2011 CA Held 3 150 75 10,958
Follow-up to RGB Positive Jan 6, 2011 CA Held 2 150 74 10,958
Bench Trim Verification Jan 5, 2011 NY Held 1 79 73 10,887


3Sample Sources may include these types of establishments and types of samples:

  • Federal
  • Import (For Import samples, the column "Where Collected" is defined as Country of Origin.)

  • Federal Follow-up to a Positive Raw Ground Beef (RGB) Sample - A Raw Ground Beef Component (RGBC) Sample
  • Federal Trim Verification (RGBC) Sample
  • Federal Follow-up to a Positive RGBC Sample - A RGBC Sample
  • Federal RGBC Other Than Trim Verification Sample


4Totals: "Total Positives" and "Total Samples Analyzed" are the totals since FSIS began its testing program to detect E. coli O157:H7 in raw ground beef components in 2007. This is the number of samples through the sample analysis completion date.

 

Last Modified Feb 14, 2014