Waco-based H&B Packing Co. recalls 70,000 pounds of beef

More than 70,000 pounds of beef at Waco-based H&B Packing Co., Inc. were recalled Sunday after testing positive for the rare E. coli 0103.

As reported by KCEN-TV, an estimated 73,742 pounds of boneless beef products were recalled.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service warned customers who have purchased the products to throw the beef away or return it to the place of purchase.

The following beef products were part of the recall:

  • 60-lb. box containing boneless beef with case code 69029 and production date 03/06/17.
  • Multiple combo bins containing 73,682 lbs of boneless beef with case code 69029 and production date 03/06/17.

The products have an establishment number of “EST.M13054” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The items were shipped to food manufacturers within the state of Texas.