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50,000 pounds of ground beef recalled

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Fears of E-coli contamination have prompted another major beef recall.

The National Beef Packing Company - based in Kansas - is recalling 50,000 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated.

It's the company's second recall this summer.

So far, no one has gotten sick.

The beef was sold to markets, wholesalers and food service distributors around the country, and has the establishment number "208 A" inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 10 lb. chub of "National Beef" 93/ 7 Fine Ground Beef, Product Code 0707
  • 10 lb. chub of "NatureSource" 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck, Product Code 7031
  • 10 lb. chub of "NatureSource" 85/15 Fine Ground Beef, Product Code 7054
  • 10 lb. chub of "NatureSource" 90/10 Fine Ground Beef, Product Code 7344
  • 10 lb. chub of "NatureSource" 93/ 7 Fine Ground Beef, Product Code 7004
  • 10 lb. chub of "NatureWell 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck, Product Code 7484
  • 10 lb. chub of "NatureWell" 85/15 Fine Ground Beef, Product Code 7454
  • 10 lb. chub of "NatureWell" 90/10 Fine Ground Sirloin, Product Code 7577
  • 10 lb. chub of "NatureWell" 93/7 Fine Ground Beef, Product Code 7404

The problem was discovered through routine FSIS monitoring which confirmed a positive result for E.coli O157:H7.

For more information, visit the USDA website.

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