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E. coli sampling prompts 4,838 pounds of beef to be recalled

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Recall alert

March 26, 2019 09:30 PM

Aurora Packing Company, Inc., a North Aurora, Illinois establishment, is recalling approximately 4,838 pounds of beef heel and chuck tender products that may be contaminated with E. coli, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). 

The bulk beef products were produced and packed on Feb. 27. 

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The following products are subject to recall:

  • Varying catch weight cardboard box case packages containing bulk pieces of 'AURORA ANGUS BEEF BONELESS BEEF--CHUCK TENDER' and case code 61150 represented on the label.
  • Varying catch weight cardboard box case packages containing bulk pieces of 'BONELESS BEEF -- HEEL MEAT' and case code 29970 represented on the label.
  • Varying catch weight cardboard box case packages containing bulk pieces of 'BONELESS BEEF -- HEEL MEAT' and case code 49970 represented on the label.

The products subject to recall state establishment number "EST. 788" inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped for institutional use in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.


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The problem was discovered during traceback activities following routine FSIS testing. According to the USDA, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. 

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in institutional facility freezers. Institutions who have purchased these products are urged not to use them.

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