Over 7,000 pounds of raw beef sent to Indiana recalled

INDIANA (WOWO): The Texas Meat Packers company is recalling 7,000 pounds of raw beef that was sent to multiple states including Indiana.  The frozen and fresh meat was shipped without a federal inspection.   The beef was produced on March 23rd and 24th.  The establishment number on it is “EST -3-4-7-1-5” inside the USDA mark of inspection.  The following items are included in the recall:

  • 5-lb. vacuum-packed frozen packages of “BEEF SKIRT DICED FOR TACOS,” with a case code of 1470 in the upper left-hand corner of the label and a packaging date of 03/24/18.
  • 5-lb. vacuum-packed frozen packages of “PRESEASONED BEEF FOR FAJITAS,” with a case code of 36989 in the upper left-hand corner of the label and a packaging date of 03/24/18 and a use-by date of 03/23/19.
  • Varying weights of vacuum-packed packages of fresh “USDA CHOICE ANGUS BEEF, FAJITA SEASONED STEAK, BEEF FLANK STEAK FOR FAJITAS,” a packaging date of 03/23/18 and 03/24/18, a use or freeze-by date of 04/18/18, and an item code of 567248261 in the upper left-hand corner of the case label.
  • Varying weights of vacuum-packed packages of fresh “USDA CHOICE ANGUS, FAJITA SEASONED STRIPS, BEEF FLANK STRIPS FOR FAJITAS,” a packaging date of 03/24/18, and a use or freeze-by date of 04/18/18, and an item code of 567248253 in the upper left-hand corner of the case label.

So far, there have been no reports of bad reactions from eating them, but everyone is urged to contact a healthcare provider if they are concerned about a reaction.  Consumers are urged not to eat the meat and throw it away or return the product to the place of purchase.

When available, the retail distribution list will be posted on the USDA website http://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls, if you have any questions about the recall, you can also contact Shane Fresh, vice president of quality assurance for Patterson Foods, at (817) 546-3561. Members of the media may contact Michael Schirato, chief executive officer for Patterson Foods, at (817) 546-3561.

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