Report: Employees fired after delivering raw meat using shopping carts in San Jose

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Officials launched a health investigation after photos posted on social media showed men delivering unwrapped meat in Costco shopping carts to a market in San Jose. (KGO-TV)

Officials launched a health investigation after photos showed men delivering unwrapped meat in shopping carts earlier this month to a 99 Ranch Market in San Jose.

Loretta Seto posted the photos on social media showing men delivering the raw meat using Costco shopping carts from a nearby store.

Our media partner, the San Jose Mercury News, reports that the Santa Clara County Department of Environmental Health received complaints Friday and is taking immediate steps to investigate.

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The meat vendor, Jim's Farm Meat Company, out of the Central Valley told the Modesto Bee it is investigating and said both employees in the photos have been fired.
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