Gordon Food Service is one of several stores that stocked meat products that have now been recalled.
Wolverine Packing Company out of Detroit distributed the fresh beef and is voluntarily recalling 1.8 million pounds because it may be contaminated with E-coli.
While most people recover within a week, the E-coli bacteria can be deadly in some patients.
The products recalled were produced between March 31st and April 18th.
GFS carried one of the products, a "Fresh Premium Angus Steakburger Patty, 10 count, four-pound package."
Any customer who bought it should throw it away immediately and bring in their sales receipt or product packaging for a refund.
From the Gordon Food Service release:
Gordon Food Service Marketplace stores stock one of the products that was included in the Wolverine Packaging Co. voluntary beef recall.
That product is a Fresh Premium Angus Beef Steakburger Patty, 10 count, 4lb package.
The recalled product was produced between March 31, 2014 and April 18, 2014.
The GFS Marketplace store reorder number is 841757.
Upon learning of the recall, GFS Marketplace implemented standard recall procedures, which includes urgent notification to the stores with instructions to dispose of all recalled product and to display a recall notice.
Gordon Food Service also posted the recall notice it received from Wolverine Packaging Co. on gfs.com.
GFS Marketplace offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee on everything we sell.
Any customer that purchased the Fresh Premium Angus Beef Steakburger affected by the Wolverine Packaging Co. voluntary recall should discard any remaining product immediately.
Customers will be issued a full refund of their purchase by bringing either their sales receipt or the product packaging to their local GFS Marketplace store.