National Meat and Provisions of Louisiana is recalling 2,349 pounds of beef and veal products that may be contaminated with E. coli O26. There have been no confirmed reports of illness linked to the consumption of these products.
You can see the long list of recalled products, along with package sizes, pack dates, lot numbers, and case codes at the USDA web site. These items were sold to a distributor, as well as hotels, restaurants, and institutions in Louisiana. Some of the products recalled are beef ground chuck, beef cube steak, cubed veal sirloin, ground chuck brisket burger, and beef ground burger blend.
The products were produced and packaged on September 14 and 15, 2016. They have the establishment number “EST. M-22022” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The problem was discovered when the establishment received a positive STEC sample during their quarterly E. coli testing program on September 29, 2016.
FSIS and the company are concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. If you have purchased any of these products, do not eat them even if you plan to cook them. throw them away or take them back to the place of purchase for a full refund.