More than 22,000 pounds of National Beef recalled over E. coli contamination

DETROIT (WXYZ) - National Beef Packing Co. is recalling approximately 22,737 pound of ground beef because of  E. coli contamination.

The following products are subject to the recall:

• 10 lb. packages of "National Beef" 80/20 Coarse Ground Chuck, package code "0481."
• 10 lb. packages of "National Beef" 81/19 Coarse Ground Beef, package code "0421."
• 10 lb. packages of "National Beef" 80/20 Fine Ground Chuck, package code "0484."

All these products have a "USE BY/SELL BY DATE" of June 14, 2013. The products were produced on May 25, 2013, and shipped to various institutions and retail establishments.

The US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service and National Beef are concerned that some of the beef may be frozen and in shoppers' freezers.

An investigation has determined that Liberal, Kansas based National Beef was the sole supplier of the beef. FSIS and the company have received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products.

For more information on the recall, go to the National Beef website .

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