Ground Beef Recall

Kansas-based company recalls 60,000+ pounds of meat

By Kelvin Robinson
|  Sunday, Aug 14, 2011  |  Updated 10:57 PM EDT
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Ground Beef Recall

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A Kansas-based meat company is recalling more than 60,000 pounds of ground beef because it may be contaminated with E. coli.

The affected meat comes from the National Beef Packing Company and was sold nationally in Walmart and Sam's Club stores.

The recall includes the following products that were produced on July 23, 2011 with a Freeze-by date of August 12, 2011:

  • Boxes containing six 10-pound chubs of "National Beef 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck." These can be identified by the product code 483.
  • Boxes containing eight 5-pound chubs of "National Beef 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck." These can be identified by the product code 684.
  • Boxes containing twelve 3-pound chubs of "National Beef 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck." These can be identified by the product code 782 or 785.
  • Boxes containing six 10-pound chubs of "National Beef 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck." These can be identified by the product code 787.


It also includes products produced on July 25, 2011 with a Freeze-by date of August 15, 2011:

  • Boxes containing eight 10-pound chubs of "National Beef 81/19 Fine Ground Beef." These can be identified by the product code 431.
  • Boxes containing eight 10-pound chubs of "National Beef 90/10 Fine Ground Beef." These can be identified by the product code 471.
  • Boxes containing six 10-pound chubs of "National Beef 86/14 Fine Ground Round." These can be identified by the product code 494.


According to the USDA there have been no reports of anyone getting sick from eating the meat. If you have any questions about the beef you can call the USDA's toll-free line (888) 674-6854.

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