H-E-B has issued a “precautionary recall” of a number of beef products in stores throughout Texas “due to the possible presence of foreign material in the meat,” a news release said.
The company issued the news release, even though it says no illnesses have been reported.
Here’s the H-E-B news release, in its entirety, explaining the recall items.
H-E-B Issues Precautionary Recall on Market Items
(SAN ANTONIO) – H-E-B, committed to ensuring the safety of its products, is issuing a precautionary recall of several beef market items in stores throughout Texas due to the possible presence of foreign material in the meat. No illnesses have been reported.
“H-E-B is committed to the highest standards of food safety for our customers,” said Winell Herron, Group Vice President of Public Affairs. “We take every precaution necessary to ensure the integrity and quality of the products sold in our stores.”
The following SKUS are impacted by this voluntary recall:
Retail Vacuum Sealed Packages with sell-by dates of 7/4/2014 and 7/5/2014 of the following products:
· Hill Country Fare Beef Fajitas RP UPC beginning with 220344
· H-E-B Seasoned Beef Fajitas UPC beginning with 220736
· Mi Comida Beef Skirt Steak For Fajitas (Bulk Package) UPC beginning with 222322
· Mi Comida Beef Skirt Steak For Fajitas UPC beginning with 222340
· Hill Country Fare Beef Fajitas UPC beginning with 224234
· Texas BBQ Rub Style Beef Skirt UPC beginning with 238715
Retail Vacuum Sealed Packages with sell-by date of 6/24/2014 of the following products:
· Beef for Stew Meat UPC beginning with 222835
Retail Vacuum Sealed Packages with sell-by date of 6/27/2014 of the following products:
· H-E-B Seasoned Beef For Carne Guisada UPC beginning with 220595
Retail Packaged Styrofoam tray products with packed on dates of 6/9/2014 through 6/28/2014 of the following products:
· Stew meat RP UPC beginning with 220595
· Stew meat VP UPC beginning with 220621
· Beef for Stew UPC beginning with 221776
· Beef for Stew Meat VP UPC beginning with 222832
· Beef for Stew Meat Tenderized UPC beginning with 222836
Customers who purchased the affected product can return the product to the store for a full refund. Customers with any questions or concerns may call H-E-B Customer Relations at 1-800-432-3113.