Sam Kane Beef Processors recalls ground beef

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WASHINGTON- The US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced August 10 that Sam Kane Beef Processors, LLC, Corpus Christi, Texas, is recalling approximately 60,350 lbs. of ground beef products that may be contaminated with foreign materials, specifically metal. The problem was discovered when a customer filed a complaint after discovering a small piece of metal in product they purchased.

 

Following is the list of products subject to recall. The ground beef packages were produced on July 26, 2016.

• 10-lb. (4.54 kg) chubs containing “Hill Country Fare Ground Beef” 73 percent Lean/27 percent Fat with a Packed On date of 7/26/2016, a Use-By date of 8/15/2016, and bearing case code number 00090180.

• 5-lb. (2.27 kg) chubs containing “Hill Country Fare Ground Beef” 73 percent Lean/27 percent Fat with a Packed On date of 7/26/2016, a Use-By date of 8/15/2016, and bearing case code number 00090150.

• 3-lb. (1.37 kg) chubs containing “Hill Country Fare Ground Beef” 73 percent Lean/27 percent Fat with a Packed On date of 7/26/2016, a Use-By date of 8/15/2016, and bearing case code number 00090170.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 337” inside the USDA mark of inspection or on the product packaging seam. These items were shipped to three HEB Grocery distribution centers in Texas.

No adverse reactions due to consumption of these products have been reported. Concerned consumers should contact a health care provider.

These products should be disposed of or returned to the place of purchase and consumers who have purchased them are urged not to consume them.  

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