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

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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