Ground bison meat recalled after 21 people get sick in E. coli outbreak

The products were packaged in Canada and sold in the United States, officials said.

(CNN)A Canadian exotic meat company is recalling ground bison after 21 people in seven states were infected with strains of E. coli, US federal agencies announced Wednesday.

Northfork Bison Distributions Inc. of Saint-Leonard, Quebec, on Tuesday recalled the meat that was sold in the eastern and central United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, people in Connecticut, Florida, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania got sick.
Eight people have been hospitalized. No one has died, the CDC said.
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