Ground beef shipped to Tennessee recalled

A Kansas meat packer is recalling tons of Ground Beef and Ground Chuck it shipped to several states across the country, including Tennessee, after it tested positive for e. Coli.

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WASHINGTON (WVLT) -- A Kansas meat packer is recalling tons of Ground Beef and Ground Chuck it shipped to several states across the country, including Tennessee, after it tested positive for e. Coli.

On Wednesday, National Beef Packing Co., said it will recall over 22,000 pounds of raw ground beef products, following the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.

The recalled products include:

  • 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 of the packages have a "USE BY/SELL By" date of June 14, 2013 and were produced on May 25, 2013. They also bear the establishment number "EST. 208A."

They were shipped to various institutions and retail establishments in Texas, Tennessee, Kansas, Mississippi, Illinois, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, and Arizona.


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