TO: DDS Regional Directors, STS Director, CTH Coordinators, Private Providers, CO Quality Management Personnel
FROM: Daniel A. Micari, Director, Quality Management Services
DATE: August 5, 2013
RE: FOOD RECALL ADVISORY: National Beef Packing Company Recall; Big Y Stores Beef Recall
Food Recall Advisory
Food Recall Advisory: On August 2, 2013 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that the National Beef Packing Company, a Liberal, Kansas firm, is recalling approximately 50,100 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
See the 2006-46 National Beef & Big Y Recall document(PDF, 442 KB) for further information.
Please ensure those responsible for food shopping and preparation are aware of this food recall advisory.  Also review your food stores to determine whether or not the identified products are present.  If the identified products are present, address appropriately.