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Safeway Joins In Beef Packers Inc.’s Salmonella Recall In Nine Western States

In cooperation with Beef Packers, Inc.’s (Cargill’s) recall of 825,769 pounds of ground beef linked to an outbreak of salmonellosis, Pleseanton, CA-based Safeway Inc. is recalling fresh ground beef products sold between June 6 through July 14, 2009, at stores in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, South Dakota and Wyoming.

While the recalled product is no longer in stores, Safeway is asking its customers to check all ground beef in their freezers.

Fresh ground beef products sold at both the full-service counter and in the self-service area on the dates listed above, should be discarded or returned for a full refund. These products include fresh ground beef, fresh ground beef patties and fresh meat loaf.