Raw Beef Recall Covers 7K Pounds Sent Without Inspection

Raw Beef Recall Covers 7K Pounds Sent Without Inspection


Three and a half tons of raw beef products are part of a recall by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

According to the USDA, more than 7,000 pounds of beef products were recalled, all originating from an inspection facility in Texas and delivered to nine states: Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas and Wisconsin.

The raw beef subject to recall is marked with the designator “EST. 34715” within the USDA inspection mark. 

The error was discovered March 30 when personnel realized the facility operated on March 24 without the benefit of inspection.

The raw beef products subject to recall include:

Items with a case code of 1470, described as “BEEF SKIRT DICED FOR TACOS,” packaged on 3/24/18.

Items with a case code of 36989, described as “PRESEASONED BEEF FOR FAJITAS,” packed in 5-lb. vacuum-packed frozen packages dated 3/24/18.

Packages with an item code of 567248261, described as “USDA CHOICE ANGUS BEEF, FAJITA SEASONED STEAK, BEEF FLANK STEAK FOR FAJITAS,” vacuumed-packed in varying wrights and dated either 3/23/18 or 3/24/18.

Packages with an item code of 567248253, described as “USDA CHOICE ANGUS, FAJITA SEASONED STRIPS, BEEF FLANK STRIPS FOR FAJITAS,” and dated 3/24/18.

Consumers who purchased beef having these descriptions are cautioned to either throw it away or return it to its place of purchase.

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