Beef Tongue Root Filet Recall [US]


USDA RecallUS/Washington: National Beef Packing Company recalls some 690 pounds of Beef Tongue Root Filet Products due to E. coli O157:H7 hazard. USDA: http://ht.ly/oW2sq

Direct link: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2013/recall-051-2013-release

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports following Foods are subject to this recall:

  • 30-pound boxes of “National Beef” Beef Tongue Root Filet, product code: “12753”. These products bear the establishment number “EST. 262” inside the USDA mark of inspection and include a pack date of “081913A”.

About E. coli enteritis:
E. Coli 0157:H7 poisoning is a serious and potentially deadly illness, typically transmitted using the fecal-mouth route by eating or drinking foods or beverages contaminated with E. Coli O157:H7, eating unpasteurized (i.e., raw) milk and (raw) milk products and untreated water.

Common symptoms of E. Coli 0157:H7 poisoning include severe stomach cramps, diarrhea (often bloody), vomiting, nausea and headache. People particularly at risk for serious E. coli illness and complications are the very young, the elderly or those with compromised immune systems.

You can learn more about Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (“E. Coli O157:H7”) poisoning by visiting the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”) at http://1.usa.gov/KwrDIf.

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USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-051-2013
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2521
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