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E.coli Alerts over Beef Trimmings

29 September 2014

US - A Texas beef processors is recalling approximately 23,100 pounds of Beef Trimmings products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

The Beef Trimmings products were produced on 14 August and 20 August by Caviness Beef Packers based in Hereford, Texas.

These products were sent to other plants for further processing and will likely not bear the establishment number "EST. 675" on products available for direct consumer purchase.

These products were shipped to fast food restaurants and retail distribution locations in Texas.

The problem was discovered during a food safety assessment.

The products subject to recall are lots that tested negative, however were produced consecutive to the positive lots and were subsequently processed into raw ground products and distributed to retailers.


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