The United States Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced that 22,737 pounds of ground beef will be recalled over potential E. coli infection.
According to the FSIS, use of the identified products may result in serious adverse health consequences or death.
Which ground beef products are being recalled?
The products to be recalled were packaged in 10 pound containers by National Beef Packing Co. in Liberal, Kansas and were shipped to several wholesale locations in the region:
- 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 packages were produced on May 25, 2013 and have a “Use By/ Sell By” date of June 14, 2013.
No illnesses related to the consumption of the packages have been reported.