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National Steak and Poultry Recall

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Owasso, OKNational Steak and Poultry is recalling 248,000 pounds of beef at its Owasso establishment after an E. Coli foodborne illness outbreak was reported in six states, the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced December 24th.


FSIS became aware of the problem during the course of an investigation of a cluster of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses. Working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health and agriculture departments, FSIS found an association between non-intact steaks (blade tenderized prior to further processing) and illnesses in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, South Dakota and Washington.

The products subject to recall include:

4-oz "NATIONAL STEAK AND POULTRY BONELESS BEEF SIRLOIN STEAK," with an identifying case code of "SC68408."
6-oz "NATIONAL STEAK AND POULTRY BONELESS BEEF SIRLOIN STEAK," with an identifying case code of "SP680608."
8-oz "NATIONAL STEAK AND POULTRY BONELESS BEEF SIRLOIN STEAK," with an identifying case code of "SC68808"
9-oz "NATIONAL STEAK AND POULTRY BONELESS BEEF SIRLOIN STEAK," with an identifying case code of "SC68908."
"NATIONAL STEAK AND POULTRY BONELESS BEEF TIPS," with an identifying case code of "69108."
"NATIONAL STEAK AND POULTRY BONELESS BEEF SIRLOIN STEAK" with an identifying case code of "XXSP68008."
"NATIONAL STEAK AND POULTRY SAVORY SIRLOIN TIPS" with an identifying case code of "XX69008."
5-oz "NATIONAL STEAK AND POULTRY BACON WRAPPED BEEF FILLET," with an identifying case code of "23508."
"NATIONAL STEAK AND POULTRY USDA SELECT BEEF SHOULDER MARINATED TENDER MEDALLIONS" with an identifying case code of "23289."
"NATIONAL STEAK AND POULTRY 75% BONELESS BEEF TRIMMINGS," with an identifying case code of "33575."
"NATIONAL STEAK AND POULTRY BEEF TRIMMINGS," with an identifying case code of "36545."
"NATIONAL STEAK AND POULTRY BEEF SIRLOIN PHILLY STEAK," with an identifying case code of "88008."
4-oz "EGN BONELESS BEEF SIRLOIN STEAK," with an identifying case code of "680425."
7-oz "EGN BONELESS BEEF SIRLOIN TRI TIP STEAK," with an identifying case code of "69725."
9-oz "EGN BONELESS BEEF SIRLOIN TRI TIP STEAK," with an identifying case code of "680925."
7-oz "KRM BONELESS BEEF SIRLOIN STEAK," with an identifying case code of "680715."
9-oz "KRM BONELESS BEEF SIRLOIN STEAK," with an identifying case code of "680915."
12-oz "KRM BONELESS BEEF SIRLOIN STEAK," with an identifying case code of "680215."
8-oz "CARINO'S BONELESS BEEF OUTSIDE SKIRT STEAK," with an identifying case code of "130874."
"CARINO'S BONELESS BEEF OUTSIDE SKIRT STEAK PIECES," with an identifying case code of "13074."
"MOE'S BEEF STEAK," with an identifying case code of "78027."

Each package bears a label with the establishment number "EST. 6010T" inside the USDA mark of inspection, respective case codes cited above, and packaging dates of "10/12/2009," "10/13/2009," "10/14/2009," or "10/21/2009." These products were shipped to restaurants nationwide.

E. coli O157:H7 is a potentially deadly bacterium that can cause bloody diarrhea, dehydration, and in the most severe cases, kidney failure. The very young, seniors and persons with weak immune systems are the most susceptible to foodborne illness. Individuals concerned about an illness should contact a physician.

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