H-E-B recalls ground beef from Corpus Christi supplier

H-E-B has issued a precautionary recall of nearly 91,000 pounds of ground beef from Sam Kane Beef Processors, a Corpus Christi supplier, due to possible contamination involving metal objects.

The following products are being recalled:

  • 3 lb. packages of “HEB Ground Chuck”, bearing the establishment number “337”, a production date of “09/12/14” and a use by date of “10/02/14”.
  • 5 lb. packages of “HEB Ground Beef”, “73% LEAN 27% FAT”, bearing the establishment number “337”, a production date of “09/15/14” and a use by date of “10/05/14”.
  • 10 lb. packages of “HEB Ground Beef”, “73% LEAN 27% FAT”, bearing the establishment number “337”, a production date of “09/18/14” and a use by date of “10/08/14”.
  • 10 lb. clear film packages of formed patties made from Sam Kane Beef Processors “Ground Chuck”, bearing the establishment number “337”, a production date of “9/09/14” and a use by date of “9/29/14”.

The store received four complaints of 3 mm pieces of metal in the ground beef products, and the USDA says one person reported a chipped tooth, but no other injuries or illnesses have been reported, HEB said in a statement.

Customers who purchased the recalled products can return them for a full refund. You can call H-E-B Customer Relations at 1-800-432-3113 with questions.


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