E.Coli traces tested positive during beef inspecition on a Missouri farm.
There are at least 23,000 pounds of raw ground beef that are being recalled due to a batch that was distributed to stores across the nation. The Missouri farm had an inspection and audit done by the USDA Food Safety team and traces of E.Coli were found in the beef samples. A national recall has been issued on all beef products from this farm.
All stores have pulled the meat from the shelves, so you don’t need to worry about picking up this ground beef recall on the shelf any longer. However, it is important to check your freezer for these details.
How to Know if This Beef is in Your Freezer
- Batch was packaged on May 25, 2013
- Beef brand is National Beef 10-pound packages
- Packages that might be infected include: Coarse Ground Chuck 80/20, Fine Ground Chuck 80/20, Coarse Ground Beef 81/19
- All beef sell by dates are listed as June 14, 2013 are included in the beef recall
- Codes to watch for on these packages: 0481, 0484, 0421
- Kansas City may have the highest amount of products shipped with this meat
Signs of E. Coli
- Abdominal cramping
- Severe dehydration