Ground beef recalled over E. coli concerns

(foodsafetynews.com)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A Minnesota-based company is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef products because it might be contaminated with E. coli.

The Ranchers Legacy Meat Co. products are packaged in plastic cryovac sealed packets, and contain various weights of ground beef.  All products produced on Nov. 19, 2014 are subject to the recall, a release said. Products were shipped to distributors nationwide.

The recalled items have a use by date of 12/10/2014 and have the establishment number “Est. 40264” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products include:

  • Ranchers Legacy Ground Beef Patties 77/23
  • Ranchers Legacy Ground Chuck Patties 80/20
  • Ranchers Legacy USDA Choice Ground Beef 80/20
  • Ranchers Legacy USDA Choice WD Beef Patties 80/20
  • Ranchers Legacy RD Beef Patties 80/20
  • OTG Manufacturing Chuck/Brisket RD Patties
  • Ranchers Legacy Chuck Blend Oval Beef Patties
  • Ranchers Legacy WD Chuck Blend Patties
  • Ranchers Legacy USDA Choice NAT Beef Patties 80/20
  • Ranchers Legacy NAT Beef Patties 80/20
  • Ranchers Legacy USDA Choice NAT Beef Patties 80/20
  • Ranchers Legacy Ground Chuck Blend
  • Ranchers Legacy Chuck Blend Bulk Pack NAT Patties
  • Ranchers Legacy Chuck Blend NAT Beef Patties

There haven’t been any reports of illnesses from the recall at this point. If you have questions call Jeremy Turnquist, Vice President of Operations for Ranchers Legacy Meat Co., at (651) 366-6575.

You can also find more information about the recall here. 

When available, the retail distribution list will be posted here. 

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