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RECALL: H & B Packing Co., Inc. Recalls Boneless Beef Products Due To Possible E. coli Contamination

" H & B Packing Co., Inc., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 73,742 pounds of boneless beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
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Class I Recall  027-2017  
Health Risk: High

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H & B Packing Co., Inc., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 73,742 pounds of boneless beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The boneless beef items were produced on March 6, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:
Label for H&B Packing beef recall.
60-lb. box containing boneless beef with case code 69029 and production date 03/06/17. Multiple combo bins containing 73,682-lbs of boneless beef with case code 69029 and production date 03/06/17. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. M13054” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to food manufacturers within the state of Texas.

The problem was discovered when FSIS was notified by the State of Texas’ Meat Safety Assurance Unit about a positive non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli sample. There have been no confirmed reports of illnesses due to consumption of these products. FSIS and the company are concerned that some product may be frozen and in customers' freezers.

Customers who have purchased these products are urged not to use them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Media and consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact Kris Shirey, H&B Packing Co., Inc., Q.A. supervisor, at (254) 752-2506.

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