Food Recall: 22,737 lbs of Beef Recalled in the U.S
By Jean-Paul McDonald, Farms.com
The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service have issued a Class 1 recall for 22,737 pounds of beef over possible E.coli 0157:H7 contamination. The recall affects cases of beef from National Beef Packing Co. located in Liberal, Kansas. The beef recall includes: 10 pound packages of “National Beef” 80/20 Coarse Ground Chuck with package code “0481”, 10 pound packages of “National Beef” 91/19 Coarse Ground Beef with package code”0421”, and 10 pound packages of “National Beef” 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck with package code “0484”.
The recalled beef products have a “use/sell by” date of June 14, 2013, and were produced on May 25, 2013. No illnesses or deaths have been associated with the potentially tainted beef products, but consumers are asked to check their freezers to ensure they are not storing the recalled products for future use.
For more information on the recall, consumers may contact the company directly at 877-857-4143 or visit the company website at nationalbeef.com for more recall details.