Russia Bans Tyson Beef Imports Due to E. Coli, Interfax Reports

Russia banned beef imports from Tyson Fresh Meats Inc., Interfax reported today, citing public health chief Gennady Onishchenko.

The U.S. company is recalling about 131,300 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a statement yesterday.

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