Washington — An unknown portion of the 21.7 million pounds of possibly E. coli-contaminated frozen hamburger patties recalled by Topps Meat could still be in consumers' freezers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture noted last week, and getting news of the recall out to consumers is critical to preventing more illnesses. Last week, the recall — second in size only to a 1997 recall of 25 million pounds of beef by Hudson Foods — had been reported as the cause of 27 illnesses, although only ...
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