50,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013  |  Updated 1:46 PM CDT
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Ground Beef Recalled for Possible E. Coli

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A Kansas-based company is recalling more than 50,000 pounds of ground beef after a sample of its product tested positive for E. coli.

The National Beef Packing Company issued a voluntary recall of its ground beef Wednesday.

Officials said 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 company said the recalled beef products all have the establishment number "EST. 208A" inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The following products are included in the recall:

  • 10 lb. chub of “National Beef” 93/ 7 Fine Ground Beef, Product Code 0707
  • 10 lb. chub of “NatureSource” 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck, Product Code 7031
  • 10 lb. chub of “NatureSource” 85/15 Fine Ground Beef, Product Code 7054
  • 10 lb. chub of “NatureSource” 90/10 Fine Ground Beef, Product Code 7344
  • 10 lb. chub of “NatureSource” 93/ 7 Fine Ground Beef, Product Code 7004
  • 10 lb. chub of “NatureWell 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck, Product Code 7484
  • 10 lb. chub of “NatureWell” 85/15 Fine Ground Beef, Product Code 7454
  • 10 lb. chub of “NatureWell” 90/10 Fine Ground Sirloin, Product Code 7577
  • 10 lb. chub of “NatureWell” 93/7 Fine Ground Beef, Product Code 7404

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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