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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 9, 2017.

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 10, 2016 As of July 9, 2017
Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive
Federal Plants 6,140 3 0.05 6,004 5 0.08
Verification
6,136 3 0.05 5,917 4 0.07
Follow-up**
4 0 0.00 87 1 1.15
 
Retail Stores 281 0 0.00 284 1 0.35
Verification
281 0 0.00 283 1 0.35
Follow-up
0 0 0.00 1 0 0.00
 
Imports 21 0 0.00 24 0 0.00
 
Raw Ground Beef Components (RGBC)
Source As of July 10, 2016 As of July 9, 2017
Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive
Federal Plants 3,325 3 0.09 3,155 5 0.16
Trim Verification***
2,017 3 0.15 1,846 2 0.11
Follow-up to RGB Positive
10 0 0.00 105 0 0.00
Follow-up to RGBC Positive
419 0 0.00 303 2 0.66
Other RGBC Verification
234 0 0.00 297 1 0.34
Bench Trim Verification
645 0 0.00 604 0 0.00
 
Imports 367 0 0.00 1,353 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, 2016
With Comparison to Previous Year
 

Raw Ground Beef (RGB)
Source As of December 31, 2015 As of December 31, 2016
Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive
Federal Plants 11,567 8 0.07 11,540 7 0.06
Verification
11,403 8 0.07 11,489 7 0.06
Follow-up**
164 0 0.00 51 0 0.00
 
Retail Stores 486 1 0.21 572 1 0.17
Verification
486 1 0.21 570 1 0.18
Follow-up
0 0 0.00 2 0 0.00
 
Imports 14 0 0.00 27 0 0.00
 
Raw Ground Beef Components (RGBC)
Source As of December 31, 2015 As of December 31, 2016
Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive Number Analyzed Number Positive Percent Positive
Federal Plants 5,930 6 0.10 6,175 8 0.13
Trim Verification***
3,308 2 0.06 3,779 7 0.19
Follow-up to RGB Positive
89 0 0.00 36 0 0.00
Follow-up to RGBC Positive
722 2 0.28 639 0 0.00
Other RGBC Verification
478 2 0.42 488 0 0.00
Bench Trim Verification
1,333 0 0.00 1,233 1 0.08
 
Imports 625 0 0.00 667 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 (Archives)

 

Last Modified Jul 14, 2017