An additional 5 million lb. of beef had been added to a recall by JBS bringing the total recall to more than 12 million lb.
In October a  recall was put in place by JBS Tolleson, Inc. , a division of JBS SA located in Tolleson, Ariz., for 6.5 million pounds of “various raw, non-intact beef products” after the discovery of Salmonella Newport contamination. U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on  Dec. 4 that the recall was increased by 5,156,076 lb. of raw beef products , bringing the total to 12,093,271 lb.

The recall includes ground beef that was packaged on various dates from July 26, 2018 to Sept. 7, 2018 and bears the establishment number “EST. 267” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were shipped to retail locations across the country.