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Recall Notification Report

Stock Yards Meat Packing Co., Inc. Recalls Roast Beef Product Due to Misbranding

Class III Recall 051-2015
Mar 23, 2015

Congressional and Public Affairs
Benjamin Bell 
(202) 720-9113

 

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2015 – Stock Yards Meat Packing Co., Inc., a Tucson, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,149 pounds of roast beef due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product was mistakenly labeled as corned beef on the product label. 

The following item subject to recall, was produced on February 18, 2015: [View Labels (pdf only)]

  • 6-10 pound cryovac packages of “Ready to Cook CORNED BEEF Bottom Round Flat.”

The product bears the establishment number “EST. 6071” inside the USDA mark of inspection and has “Use or Freeze by: 4/22/2015” printed on the product label. The product was shipped to businesses in Arizona and California.

The problem was discovered when a customer of the recalling firm received the mislabeled product.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products, and this product did not enter the School Lunch Program. 

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 with questions about the recall can contact Stacy Roth, Corporate Recall Specialist, at (847) 232-5898. Media with questions about the recall can contact Michelle Calcagni, Senior Director of Corporate Communications, at (847) 720-1652.

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.

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