SARA LEE recalls 13,600 pounds of beef and ham


Thursday, July 19th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


WASHINGTON (AP) _ Sara Lee Foods is recalling 13,600 pounds of sliced beef and ham products nationwide because of possible salmonella contamination.

The company issued the recall Wednesday. One person reported getting sick after eating the meat, according to the Agriculture Department.

The following products are being recalled:

_ ``Sara Lee USDA CHOICE CAJUN STYLE BEEF'' in 8-ounce packages marked ``SELL BY JUN27 AS3D.''

_ ``SLICED USDA CHOICE CAJUN STYLE BEEF'' in 2-pound packages marked ``SELL BY JUN27 AS3D.''

_ ``Sara Lee USDA CHOICE ROAST BEEF'' in 8-ounce packages marked ``SELL BY JUN27 AF1D'' or ``SELL BY JUN27 AF2D.''

_ ``SLICED USDA CHOICE ROAST BEEF'' in 2-pound packages marked ``SELL BY JUN27 AF1D'' or ``SELL BY JUN27 AF2D.''

_ ``Sara Lee BROWN SUGAR HAM in 8-ounce packages marked ``SELL BY JUL 4 AF3D,'' ``SELL BY JUL 4 AF4D,'' ``SELL BY JUL 4 AS1DF'' or ``SELL BY JUL 4 AS2D.''

Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in children, the frail and the elderly. Healthy people infected with salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.

People with questions can call Sara Lee at 1-800-323-7117.