Santana’s Black Label Gourmet Beef Jerky Recalls Beef Jerky Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection
WASHINGTON, JULY 29, 2016 Santanas Black Label Gourmet Beef Jerky, a Glendale, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 295 pounds of beef jerky products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and used the USDA mark of inspection without authorization, the U.S. Department of Agricultures Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The beef jerky items were produced on May 25, 2016, June 1, 2016 and June 26, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [Labels (PDF Only)]
- 2.8-oz. plastic bag packages containing Santanas Black Label Beef Jerky Heaven with a BEST BY date of May 25, 2017, June 1, 2017 or July 1, 2017.
- 2.8-oz. plastic bag packages containing Santanas Black Label Beef Jerky Smokey Robinson with a BEST BY date of May 25, 2017, June 1, 2017 or July 1, 2017.
- 2.8-oz. plastic bag packages containing Santanas Black Label Beef Jerky Hatcho .357 with a BEST BY date of May 25, 2017, June 1, 2017 or July 1, 2017.
- 2.8-oz. plastic bag packages containing Santanas Black Label Beef Jerky Super Mario with a BEST BY date of May 25, 2017, June 1, 2017 or July 1, 2017.
The products subject to recall bear a false establishment number EST. 090115 inside the mark of inspection. The firm applied this mark of inspection to the labels of the beef jerky products without authorization. Products produced on June 26, 2016, may not bear the mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributors and retail locations in Arizona.
FSIS was alerted to the problem by a third party source.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions, illnesses, or injuries due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction 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 and media with questions about the recall can contact Louis Santana Lopez, Owner, Santanas Black Label Gourmet Beef Jerky, at (505) 615-6920.
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.