The products subject to recall include approximately 40-pound cases of chubs labeled “Beef Fine Grind 81/19 Natural,” "Beef Chuck Fine Grind 81/19 Natural," "Beef Sirloin Fine Grind 91/9 Natural," "Beef Fine Grind 90/10 Natural," and approximately 60-pound cases of chubs labeled as "Beef Fine Ground 93/7."
Each case label bears the establishment number "EST. 27" inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products were produced on Feb. 22, 2011, and were shipped to firms in Ariz., Calif., Ga., Ind., Iowa, Mo., N.C., Ohio, Pa. and Wash. for further processing and/or distribution. The above listed products may have been repackaged into consumer-size packages and sold under different retail brand names.
The problem was discovered through third party lab results which confirmed a positive result for E. coli O157:H7. FSIS and the company have received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products.