A company that supplies beef to HEB stores throughout Texas is recalling more than 90,000 lbs. of ground beef sold at the grocery chain. Sam Kane Beef Processors - based out of Corpus Christi - has issued the recall from customer complaints of small pieces of metal found in their beef.

According to a press release from the USDA, here's what's included in the recall of HEB ground beef:

  • 3 lb. packages of “HEB Ground Chuck”, bearing the establishment number “337”, a production date of “09/12/14” and a use by date of “10/02/14”
  • 5 lb. packages of “HEB Ground Beef”, “73% LEAN 27% FAT”, bearing the establishment number “337”, a production date of “09/15/14” and a use by date of “10/05/14”
  • 10 lb. packages of “HEB Ground Beef”, “73% LEAN 27% FAT”, bearing the establishment number “337”, a production date of “09/18/14” and a use by date of “10/08/14”
  • 10 lb. clear film packages of formed patties made from Sam Kane Beef Processors “Ground Chuck”, bearing the establishment number “337”, a production date of “9/09/14” and a use by date of “9/29/14”
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The recall is a result of consumer complaints involving ground beef and pieces of metal, approximately 3 mm in size, with one consumer reporting a chipped tooth.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Herb Meischen, Sr. V.P. Sales & Marketing at (361) 241-5000 Ext. 250. The USDA  recommends that anyone concerned about an injury or illness from consumption of these products should contact a healthcare provider.