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Ground beef recalled due to E. coli fears

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August 1, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Kansas meat-packing company recalled 50,100 pounds of ground beef over fears of E. coli contamination.

The National Beef Packing Company produced the meat on July 18 and shipped them in 40-to 60-pound cases to retailers, wholesalers and food service distributors across the country.

The product carries the USDA mark of inspection and the establishment number, EST. 208A. The problem was discovered during a routine inspection by the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service.

See a complete list of all recalled products

It's not clear if any of the meat made it to store shelves.

There are no reported cases of illness from this meat.

Consumers with questions can call (866) 761-9472 or visit www.nationalbeef.com.


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