Laser Corned Beef Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015 Aadji & Manten International, LLC., a Rockville, Md., establishment, is recalling approximately 1,108 pounds of canned corned beef products not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agricultures Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.
The canned corned beef products were imported from Brazil on March 15, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [Labels (PDF Only)]
- 123 cases plus 3-340g individual cans of LASER CORNED BEEF with BEST BEFORE END 03/10/2019 on the products.
The products bear the establishment number EST. Brazil 337 inside the countrys mark of inspection. These products were shipped to retail locations in Maryland and Virginia and are currently on route to a distributor in California. The problem was discovered during routine review of product tracking records by FSIS employees.
FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction 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. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Aadji & Manden International, LLC. President Emma Darko at (301) 738-8100.
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.