Creekstone Farms ground beef was distributed to multiple states. The Black Angus steaks are recalling 14,000 pounds of ground beef because of possible E. Coli contamination. The U.S Department of Agriculture announced a warning against Creekstone ground beef and warns consumers of risks. The Creekstone Farms Premium Beef was distributed from Arkansas City, Wichita to New York City. The five products stated to be at risk are marked with “EST.27” within the USDA mark of inspection.
Below is a list of possible affected products.
Beef Fine Grind 81/19 Natural – 10 lb approximate weight with the product code 80185
Beef Chunk Fine Grind 81/19 Natural – 10 lb approximate weight in a 40 lbs case with the product code 80285
Beef Sirloin Fine Grin 91/9 Natural – 10 lbs chubs 40 lbs case with the product code 80495
Beef Fine Grind 90/10 Natural – 5 lbs chubs in 40 lbs case with the product case 85165
Beef Fine Ground 93/7 – Containing 10 lbs chubs within a 60 lbs case with the product code 86191
The states possibly contaminated products were shipped to include; California, Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Washington. According to the USDA, “The ground beef may have been repackaged and relabeled for consumer sale.”
According to the USDA, “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.”