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Ground beef recalled for possible E.Coli

6:13 PM, Jun 20, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Beef Packing Company is recalling about 23,000 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with possible E.coli. 

According to a release from the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, some of the beef may have been shipped to Georgia in addition to eleven other states in the United States. 

The following products are subject to recall: 

• 10 lb. packages of "National Beef" 80/20 Coarse Ground Chuck, package code "0481."
• 10 lb. packages of "National Beef" 81/19 Coarse Ground Beef, package code "0421."
• 10 lb. packages of "National Beef" 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck, package code "0484."

All of the recalled products have the sell date of June 14, 2013. According to the release, the products were produced on May 25, 2013. 

The USDA confirmed a positive result for E.coli in the meat produced by National Beef Packing during a routine test. No illness as a direct effect of consumption of this product has been reported at this time.

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