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USDA Issues Meat Recall for Texas Firm

PFP Enterprises, a Fort Worth, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 15,865 pounds of beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli.
WASHINGTON (Food Safety and Inspection Service) – PFP Enterprises, a Fort Worth, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 15,865 pounds of beef products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O103, E. coli O111, E. coli O121, E. coli O145, E. coli O26 and E. coli O45, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced this week. 

• Brookshire’s – Texas

• Kroger – Texas

• Wal-Mart – Texas

• Super 1 Foods – 2301 West Loop 281 – Longview, Texas

• Super 1 Foods – 602 Jefferson Park – Mt. Pleasant, Texas

• Super 1 Foods – 2610 Richmond Road – Texarkana, Texas

• Super 1 Foods – 3828 Troup Highway – Tyler, Texas

• Fresh by Brookshire’s – 6991 Old Jacksonville Highway – Tyler, Texas


-10.5-lb. boxes of Beef Outside Skirt Steak, with a pack date of “12/13/13″
-20-lb. boxes of Studio Movie Grill Beef Tenderloin Sliced, with a pack date of “12/05/13″
-15-lb. boxes of Preseasoned Beef for Fajita, with a use by date of “1/13/14″
-40-lb. boxes of Southwest Style Beef Skirts, with a pack date of “12/5/13″
-20-lb. boxes of Patterson Food Processors Beef Skirt Seasoned, with a pack date of “12/9/13″
-10-lb. boxes of Preseasoned Beef for Fajitas, with a pack date of “12/9/2013″
-40-lb. boxes of Preseasoned Beef for Fajitas w/Binder, with a pack date of “12/9/2013″
-12-lb. boxes of Seasoned Beef for Fajitas, containing 6 2-lb. packs, with a use by date of “1/15/14″
-12-lb. boxes of Mexican Style Beef for Fajita, containing 6 2-lb. packs, with a use by date of “1/11/14

The above products bear the establishment number ‘Est. 34715′ inside the USDA Mark of Inspection and were produced on Dec. 5, 2013.  They were distributed to retail stores and restaurants in Arizona, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico and Texas.

Brookshire’s and Super 1 Foods carries one item affected by this recall -- Texas Meat Packers Seasoned Beef for Fajitas – UPC: 0085411300189 – Best By 01/13/14

If you have the affected product, it may be returned to the place of purchase for a refund.

Personnel became aware of the problem during a Food Safety Assessment when beef trim tested positive for multiple E. coli strains.  The company inadvertently did not carry the test out to confirmation, and not all affected product was held.

FSIS (Food Safety and Inspection Service) and the company have received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products.

More information may be obtained at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls
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