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National Beef recalls ground chuck

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National Beef is recalling more than 60,000 lbs of ground beef products for possible E. coli contamination.

The recall includes three, five, and ten pound chubs of national beef's 80/20 ground chuck produced on July 23, 2011 with a "freeze by date" of August 12, 2011. Those packages include:

  • Boxes containing six 10-pound chubs of "National Beef 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck." These can be identified by the product code 483.
  • Boxes containing eight 5-pound chubs of "National Beef 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck." These can be identified by the product code 684.
  • Boxes containing twelve 3-pound chubs of "National Beef 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck." These can be identified by the product code 782 or 785.
  • Boxes containing six 10-pound chubs of "National Beef 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck." These can be identified by the product code 787.

Some packages of ground beef and ground round are also included. Those packages were produced on July 25, 2011 with a freeze by date of August 14, 2011.

  • Boxes containing eight 10-pound chubs of "National Beef 81/19 Fine Ground Beef." These can be identified by the product code 431.
  • Boxes containing eight 10-pound chubs of "National Beef 90/10 Fine Ground Beef." These can be identified by the product code 471.
  • Boxes containing six 10-pound chubs of "National Beef 86/14 Fine Ground Round." These can be identified by the product code 494.

In addition to the product codes, each package has the establishment number 262 inside the USDA inspection mark. For more information on the recall, visit the USDA website.

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