RECALL ALERT: 73,742 Pounds Of Beef Has Been Recalled For Deadly Bacteria In Texas

March 21, 2017
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Around 73,742 pounds of Texas beef has been recalled after samples came back positive for the rare E. coli O103.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), Waco-based H & B Packing Co., Inc. issued this recall for an estimated 73,742 pounds of boneless beef products.

FSIS and the company are worried that some products may be frozen and in customers’ freezers and are urging customers who have purchased the products not to use them.

The beef should be returned immediately to the place of purchase or thrown away.

The boneless beef affected by the recall were produced on March 6, 2017. The following recalled products include:

– Multiple combo bins containing 73,682 lbs of boneless beef with case code 69029 and production date 03/06/17

-60-lb. box containing boneless beef with case code 69029 and production date 03/06/17.

The Products subject to the recall have the establishment number of “EST.M13054” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

These products were shipped to food manufacturers within the state of Texas.

FSIS was notified by the State of Texas’ Meat Safety Assurance Unit regarding positive non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli sample.

No confirmed reports of illnesses due to the eating of these products have been reported to date.

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