National Beef Packing Company, a Dodge City estabilishment is recalling approximately 690 pounds of beef tounge root filet products that may be contaminated with E. Coli. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.
The following products are subject to recall, 30 pound boxes of “National Beef’ Beef Tounge Root Filet, Product Code #12753.” These products bear the establishment # “EST. 262” inside the USDA mark of inspection and include a packing date of August 19th 2013. The product was shipped to a distributor in Amarillo, Texas for further processing.
The problem was discovered through routine FSIS monitoring where a positive result for E. Coli was discovered. An investigation determined National Beef Packing Company was the sole supplier of the source materials used to produce the positive product. FSIS and the company have recieved no reports of illness associated with consumption of these products. Individuals concerned about an illness should contact your local healthcare provider.