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Recall Notification Report

Recall Notification Report 047-2015 (Buffalo Jerky)

Class III Recall 047-2015
Mar 17, 2015

Congressional and Public Affairs
Lauren Kotwicki 
(202) 720-9113

 

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2015 – Alewel’s Country Meats, a Warrensburg, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 134 pounds of beef products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 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.

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USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.
Last Modified Jun 08, 2016