12 and Dec. 16, 2014. The pork will come in 1.7-pound deals and was produced Aug. 5 and Aug. 6, 2014. The issue was first found out by an Illinois cafe, which discovered a stainless steel cable in the sukiyaki beef item. It had been reported by The cafe to their distributor, which alerted Unibright. No-one has been hurt or gotten ill from eating the merchandise, the USDA said.. Beef, pork items recalled over metal fragments A California firm has recalled nearly 50,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat pork and beef items which may be contaminated with metallic fragments.This article is usually republished with kind permission from our friends at The Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Health Policy Survey, search the archives, or sign up for email delivery of in-depth coverage of health policy developments, debates and discussions. The Kaiser Daily Wellness Policy Report is published for Kaisernetwork.org, a free of charge services of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Board Firm and Kaiser Family Foundation.