Pacific Northwest grocery chain, Haggen, is recalling ground beef sold at local stores after the supplier, National Beef Packing Company, announced a recall of more than 50,000 pounds of ground beef when a sample tested positive for a strain of E. coli.

The recall covers 97 percent lean ground beef, under the label NatureSource, produced July 18 with the use by/freeze by date of Aug. 7.

The product was sold in Snohomish and Oregon City Haggen stores and TOP Food & Drug stores in Olympia, Woodinville and Grays Harbor.

Customers are advised to return the product to the store for a full refund, according to a Haggen news release.

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