Recall of beef from Kansas packing plant

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Wednesday the recall of National Beef Packing Co., meat.

The National Beef Packing Co. is recalling approximately 22,737 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7,

The following products are subject to recall:

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 these products have a "USE BY/SELL BY DATE" of June 14, 2013.  The products were produced on May 25, 2013, and shipped to various institutions and retail establishments.  FSIS and the establishment are concerned that some product may be frozen and in shoppers' freezers.

Consumers with questions should contact the company at (877) 857-4143 for details about the recall and their return and reimbursement policy.

Additional information can be found at www.nationalbeef.com

When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

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