Bison Meat Recalled Over Links to E. coli Contamination

A Colorado company has recalled about 66,000 pounds of bison meat after federal agriculture officials linked it to E. coli contamination, The Epoch Times reported Monday.

In a statement on its website, Rocky Mountain Natural Meats said it was working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service in voluntarily recalling the products — ground bison, ground buffalo and steaks.

E. coli is a potentially deadly germ that can cause bloody diarrhea, dehydration and, in severe cases, kidney failure.

On Friday, federal authorities linked the meat with six people falling ill — five in Colorado and one in New York.

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