August 1, 2013, 10:01am 3,048 views | 1 comment
National Beef Packing Company, a Liberal, Kan., firm, is recalling approximately 50,100 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced July 31.
The following 10-pound chubs are subject to recall:
•“National Beef” 93/7 Fine Ground Beef, Product Code 0707
•“NatureSource” 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck
•“NatureSource” 85/15 Fine Ground Beef
•“NatureSource” 90/10 Fine Ground Beef
•“NatureSource” 93/7 Fine Ground Beef
•“NatureWell 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck
•“NatureWell” 85/15 Fine Ground Beef
•“NatureWell” 90/10 Fine Ground Sirloin
•“NatureWell” 93/7 Fine Ground Beef.
The products were produced on July 18, and were shipped in 40- to 60-pound cases to retailers, wholesalers, and food service distributors nationwide.
The problem was discovered through routine FSIS monitoring, which confirmed a positive result for E.coli O157:H7.
When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers can call 1-866-761-9472 or go to www.nationalbeef.com for the link to details about the recall and the company’s return and reimbursement policy.
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