The products subject to recall are a 60-pound box containing boneless beef with case code 69029 and production date March 6, 2017 and multiple combo bins containing about 73,682 pounds of boneless beef with case code 69029 and production date March 6, 2017.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number "EST".
They added, "We regret that we needed to take this action, but we are working with USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service officials to ensure that the recall is implemented promptly".
The company said the problem was discovered when food inspectors found a sample of their beef tested positive for E. coli.
Signs and symptoms of E. coli O157:H7 infection typically begin three or four days after exposure to the bacteria and include diarrhea (which may be bloody), abdominal cramping, nausea and vomiting.
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He assured them that Brazilian meats are safe and invited them to a Brazilian-style barbeque. BRF said it was co-operating with the investigation and denied violating regulations.
No reports of illnesses from consuming these products have been confirmed.
Some illnesses last longer and can be more severe.
If you purchased these products, do not eat them even if you cook them.
Customers who purchased any affected products are urged to throw them away or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.