Recall Notification Report 047-2015 (Buffalo Jerky)
WASHINGTON, March 17, 2015 Alewels Country Meats, a Warrensburg, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 134 pounds of beef products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agricultures Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product was produced using the wrong inspection legend.
The Buffalo Jerky items have a Use By date of 06-12-15, 05-11-15, or 04-02-15, with production dates of 12-11-14, 11-11-14, and 10-02-14. The following products are subject to recall: [View Label]
- 12-lbs. vacuum-sealed packages containing 1 oz. of BUFFALO JERKY.
- 26-lbs. vacuum-sealed packages containing 2 oz. of BUFFALO JERKY.
- 96-lbs. vacuum-sealed packages containing 4 oz. BUFFALO JERKY.
The products subject to recall bear the establishment number EST. 5766 inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to retail locations in Missouri.
The problem was discovered during verification activities by FSIS 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 or media with questions about the recall can contact Randy Alewel, President, at (660) 747-8261.
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.