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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A Fort Worth company is recalling more than 15,000 pounds of beef products due to a possible E. coli contamination, according to a USDA release. 

PFP Enterprises, based in Fort Worth, Texas is recalling the following products due to possibility of contamination -

-10.5-lb. boxes of Beef Outside Skirt Steak, with a pack date of "12/13/13"

-20-lb. boxes of Studio Movie Grill Beef Tenderloin Sliced, with a pack date of "12/05/13"

-15-lb. boxes of Preseasoned Beef for Fajita, with a use by date of "1/13/14"

-40-lb. boxes of Southwest Style Beef Skirts, with a pack date of "12/5/13"

-20-lb. boxes of Patterson Food Processors Beef Skirt Seasoned, with a pack date of "12/9/13"

-10-lb. boxes of Preseasoned Beef for Fajitas, with a pack date of "12/9/2013"

-40-lb. boxes of Preseasoned Beef for Fajitas w/Binder, with a pack date of "12/9/2013"

-12-lb. boxes of Seasoned Beef for Fajitas, containing 6 2-lb. packs, with a use by date of "1/15/14"

-12-lb. boxes of Mexican Style Beef for Fajita, containing 6 2-lb. packs, with a use by date of "1/11/14"

The above products bear the establishment number ‘Est. 34715' inside the USDA Mark of Inspection and were produced on Dec. 5, 2013.  They were distributed to retail stores and restaurants in Arizona, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico and Texas.

Personnel became aware of the problem during a Food Safety Assessment when beef trim tested positive for several E. coli strains.  According to the FSIS the company did not carry out the test fully to confirm and not all product affected was held.

The FSIS release is reporting no illnesses associated with the consumption of the beef.

For more on the recall click here http://1.usa.gov/1ev5jPP

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