Beef Packers Issued Recall Due to Salmonella Newport Bacteria

December 4, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
A Fresno company behind a massive beef recall this summer issued another recall Friday night. Beef Packers is recalling more than 20 thousand pounds of ground beef over fears it may contain the Salmonella Newport Bacteria.The recall only affects beef distributed in Arizona. But two people there have gotten sick. Beef Packers is the same company that recalled 825 thousand pounds of beef back in August because of salmonella.