Omaha Beef Company, Inc., a Danbury, Conn., firm, is recalling approximately 1,680 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced yesterday.
The products subject to recall include:
10-pound boxes of "HAMBURGER PATTIES, OMAHA BEEF CO., INC."
Five- and 10-pound bags of "HAMBURGER, OMAHA BEEF CO., INC."
Each package bears the establishment number "Est. 2769" inside the USDA mark of inspection, as well as the case code, "101861."
The problem was discovered through routine FSIS microbiological testing. FSIS has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products.