The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said in a statement on Sunday that the following products are subject to recall:
• 10-pound plastic bags of “DUTCH’S MEATS, INC., GROUND BEEF.”
• 10-pound vacuum-packed plastic bags of “DUTCH’S MEATS, INC., GROUND BEEF.”
• 10-pound boxes of “DUTCH’S MEATS, INC., HAMBURGER PATTIES.”
The FSIS said that the ground beef products bear the establishment number “EST. 5424” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The recalled products were packaged from May 27, 2008 through June 6, 2008. This packaging date is stamped on the bag label or box.
These ground beef products were distributed to restaurants and food service institutions in the
The problem was discovered by FSIS routine microbiological testing. The agency said that it has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of this product.