ABINGDON, VA (WLAF-Sunday, June 14, 2020) Earlier today, Thomas Farms issued a Class 1 recall on their Thomas Farms grass-fed 80% lean/20% fat 10 count ground beef patties for possible E. Coli contamination.  Food City supermarkets received and sold a limited supply of the specified product. 

“At Food City, customer safety and service are our number one priority and recalls of any nature receive immediate attention.  Although the product has been removed from sale within our stores, we want to notify our customers, in the event that they may have purchased some of the specified product prior to the issuance of the recall notification,” says Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer.

The recall affects 80% lean/20% fat 10 count Thomas Farms Grass-Fed Ground Beef Patties, UPC #6-47086-00245, with a use or freeze by date of 6/25/20, LOT CODE P53937-45 and Establishment number EST. 46841 (inside the USDA mark of inspection). 

All of the specified product has been removed from Food City stores and disposed of properly.  Customers who have the affected product may return it to any Food City location for a full refund.  While this is the only Thomas Farms product currently named in the Class 1 recall, Food City will gladly issue a full refund on any Thomas Farms products that may be of concern to consumers.

Food City will continue provide additional information as it becomes available.  Please feel free to visit their website at www.foodcity.com for the latest recall updates and information, as well as other company related news and events.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 06/14/2020-2:30PM)