WASHINGTON – Huisken
Meat Company, a Sauk Rapids, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately
89,568 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous wood
materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection
Service (FSIS) announced today.
The Sam’s Choice Black Angus
Vidalia Onion items were produced on various dates between Nov. 19, 2015, and
Dec. 9, 2015. The following products are subject to recall:
2-lb. boxes containing 6 pieces
of “Sam’s Choice Black Angus Beef Patties with 19% Vidalia ® Onion.” with Use
By dates 05/17/2016; 05/29/2016; and 06/06/2016.
The products subject to recall
bear establishment number “EST. 394A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These
items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
The foreign material originated
with an incoming ingredient and was discovered during production.
There have been no confirmed
reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone
concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased
these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown
away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall
effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the
recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer
available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be
posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions about the
recall can contact Debbie Green, Customer Service Manager, at (618) 857-4011.
Media with questions about the recall can contact Mike Riley, VP of Sales, at
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