PhotoAurora Packing Company of North Aurora, Ill., is recalling approximately 4,838 pounds of beef heel and chuck tender products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

There are no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

The following bulk beef items, produced and packed on February 27, 2019, are being recalled:

  • Varying catch weight cardboard box case packages containing bulk pieces of “AURORA ANGUS BEEF BONELESS BEEF – CHUCK TENDER” and case code 61150 represented on the label.
  • Varying catch weight cardboard box case packages containing bulk pieces of “BONELESS BEEF – HEEL MEAT” and case code 29970 represented on the label.
  • Varying catch weight cardboard box case packages containing bulk pieces of “BONELESS BEEF – HEEL MEAT” and case code 49970 represented on the label.

The recalled products, bearing establishment number “EST. 788” inside the USDA mark of inspection, were shipped for institutional use in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

What to do

Institutions that purchased the recalled products should not use them, but discard or return them to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions about the recall may contact David Stewart at (630) 897-0551.

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