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E. Coli Concerns Prompts Raw Beef Recall

E. Coli Concerns Prompts Raw Beef Recall Photo: MGNonline.

May 26, 2019 08:59 AM

(ABC 6 News) -- More than 60,000 lbs. of raw beef being recalled due to concerns that it maybe contaminated with E. Coli.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced  that Aurora Packing Company, Inc., a North Aurora, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 62,112 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

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The raw beef products were packaged on April 19, 2019. The products subject to recall bear establishment number "EST. 788" inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped nationwide for further distribution and processing.

The products originated at Aurora Packing Company Inc. in North Aurora, Illinois and were shipped out nationwide for redistributing. Cuts being recalled include Chuck, Skirt and Ribeye among others.

The problem was discovered during traceback activities in response to random sample testing by FSIS. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

If you have concerns about food safety you can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry hotline at 1-888-MPHotline.

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