Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 15th, 2002
The beef will be available in 1-pound packages of 93% lean ground beef and in 93% lean ground beef patties.
"We decided to offer a choice for our customers who are concerned about making sure the ground beef they prepare is cooked to an internal temperature of 160 degrees," said Barbara Saulpaugh, vice president of perishables marketing for Lowes Foods. "The Surebeam process to irradiate beef provides another layer of security for those who are especially concerned about eliminating the threat of E. coli bacteria in the ground beef...
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