Topps stopped the raw processed meat operations on Sept. 26 after a recall of 331,582 pounds of frozen ground beef products.
The company is the largest U.S. producer of frozen hamburger patties.
By now Topps Meat Company LLC has recalled 21.7 million pounds of ground beef that may contain the E. coli bacteria.
It was reported by USDA that the recall has generated reports of more than a dozen illnesses.
Products affected by this recall were distributed to retail stores and food service companies including Wal-Mart Stores and Pathmark Stores (PTMK)
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