June 19, 2013

Kansas Firm Recalls Ground Beef Products Due to E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of raw ground beef products produced by National Beef Packing Co due to E. coli O157:H7.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 10 lb. packages of "National Beef" 80/20 Coarse Ground Chuck, package code "0481."
  • 10 lb. packages of "National Beef" 81/19 Coarse Ground Beef, package code "0421."
  • 10 lb. packages of "National Beef" 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck, package code "0484."

All these products have a "USE BY/SELL BY DATE" of June 14, 2013, and bear the establishment number "EST. 208A" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were produced on May 25, 2013, and shipped to various institutions and retail establishments in Texas, Tennessee, Kansas, Mississippi, Illinois, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and Arizona. Food Safety and Inspection Service and the establishment are concerned that some product may be frozen and in shoppers' freezers.

The full recall can be found at www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/newsroom/news-releases-statements-transcripts/news-release-archives-by-year/archive/2013/Recall-040-2013-Release.