Bear Creek Smokehouse Recalls Beef Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen
EDITORS NOTE: This release is being reissued to include additional product.
WASHINGTON, March 14, 2015 Bear Creek Smokehouse, a Marshall, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 3,700 pounds of beef products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agricultures Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain soy, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.
The barbeque beef items were produced on various dates between November 22, 2013 and January 21, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels]
- 1 lb. plastic containers of Beasleys Smokehouse Chopped Barbeque Beef with Sauce.
- 1 lb. plastic containers of Bear Creek Smokehouse Chopped Beef Brisket.
- 5 lb. plastic containers of Bear Creek Smokehouse Chopped Beef Brisket.
The products subject to recall bear the establishment number EST. 7226 inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to retail locations in Texas.
The problem was discovered by establishment personnel.
FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
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.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Shelley Jones, at (903) 935-5217.
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.