National Beef Recall: E. Coli Possibly Contaminated Ground Meat, Some Shipped To Louisiana
More than 22,000 pounds of beef are feared contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Tuesday.
A recall spanning at least 13 states concerns 22,737 pounds of ground beef packaged by National Beef Packing Co. of Liberal, Kan., and affects 10-pound packages of the following products:
• “National Beef” 80/20 Coarse Ground Chuck, package code “0481.”
• “National Beef” 81/19 Coarse Ground Beef, package code “0421.”
• “National Beef” 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck, package code “0484.”
The packages of ground meat have a use/sell by date of June 14, 2013, and bear the establishment number “EST. 208A” inside the USDA mark of inspection, according to a press release by the FSIS. The beef was produced on May 25, 2013, and shipped to retail establishments in Texas, Tennessee, Kansas, Mississippi, Illinois, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and Arizona.