Beef products recalled over Listeria contamination

| February 24, 2015

http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-image-grilled-burgers-image26034801The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced that Kenosha Beef International, of Columbus Ohio, is recalling approximately 21,427 pounds of ready-to-eat beefsteak patty product because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

The recalled beefsteak patties are fully cooked and were produced on 24 January 2015. They are packed in 35.3-lb boxes labelled “Fully Cooked Black Angus Ground Beefsteak (chopped and formed)” with the product number 87657, a “use thru” date of 01/24/16 and the establishment number “EST. 10130”. The product was shipped to distributors in Illinois and North Carolina for distribution to restaurants.

A customer of Kenosha Beef International discovered the contamination when a sample of patties produced on the same day as the recalled product tested positive for Listeria. No related cases of illness have been reported to date.

More information about this recall can be found here.

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