Local company recalls 73000 pounds of meat over E. coli concerns

Waco-Based Packing Company Recalls 73,000-Plus Pounds Of Beef Over E Coli Fears

Waco-Based H&B Packing Co. Recalls Boneless Beef Products

Inc., has recalled more than 73,000 pounds of boneless beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service. There have been no confirmed reports of illnesses due to consumption of these products.

The boneless beef was packed in 60-pound boxes, and carried a case code of 69029 and production date of March 6. Also recalled is multiple combo bins containing 73,682-lbs of boneless beef with case code 69029 and production date 03/06/17. "M13054" inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The beef products were shipped to food manufacturers in Texas.

FSIS was notified by the State of Texas' Meat Safety Assurance Unit about positive non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli sample. Since clinical labs do not test for this strain, if you do feel sick after eating one of these products, see your doctor and tell her about this recall.

However, customers who have purchased these products are warned not to use them. "We urge consumers to take this recall seriously and return recalled products to the place of purchase or discard the product".

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