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Texas ground beef recalled due to possible E. coli contamination

ADefiance meat company has issued recalls for some of its products.

Frozen beef from Texas Natural Meats in Lott, Texas is recalling 489 pounds of frozen raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli (STEC) 0103.

The frozen raw beef was produced on Aug 8,2017.

The following are subject to recall:

1.00-lb. bags of “Green Field Farms Rogers Texas Ground Beef.” The bags display the “PRODUCTION DATE 08.08.2017” and also display the “EXPIRATION DATE 08.08.2020.” The bags are labeled “COOK USE ONLY” with the instruction “DO NOT refreeze after defrosting.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 34449” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to a retailer who sold the product at a farmer’s market in Roger, Texas.

The problem was discovered on June 19, 2018 during a routine inspection.

People can become ill 2-8 days after consuming the organism. Most develop diarrhea (often bloody) and vomiting. Some illnesses can last longer and can be more severe.

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

You can visit www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls for more details.


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