Notable food recalls

Published On: Sep 12 2012 09:00:51 AM PDT   Updated On: Nov 24 2014 05:03:21 AM PST

A Minnesota beef distributor has enacted a nationwide recall of 1,200 pounds of its ground beef products for possible E. coli contamination. Here are other notable food recalls that made headlines.

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Spinach -- Fall 2006 An outbreak of food-borne illnesses caused by E. coli bacteria was initially announced in September 2006 as the FDA called for bagged spinach to be removed from shelves. Another outbreak a few months later, initially blamed on onions at Taco Bell and Taco John’s restaurants, was traced to prepackaged iceberg lettuce.

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