Recall: 7,000 lbs of uninspected beef shipped to Texas, other states

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(KTAB/KRBC) – More than 7,000 pounds of raw beef shipped to Texas and other states has been recalled because it has not been inspected. 

PFP Enterprises, LLC. and Texas Meat Packers have issued a recall for “7,146 pounds of raw beef products that were produced and packaged without the benefit of federal inspection,” according to a press release from the United States Department of Agriculture. 

The following fresh and frozen beef products are affected:

  • 5-lb. vacuum-packed frozen packages of “BEEF SKIRT DICED FOR TACOS,” with a case code of 1470 in the upper left-hand corner of the label and a packaging date of 03/24/18.
  • 5-lb. vacuum-packed frozen packages of “PRESEASONED BEEF FOR FAJITAS,” with a case code of 36989 in the upper left-hand corner of the label and a packaging date of 03/24/18 and a use-by date of 03/23/19.
  • Varying weights of vacuum-packed packages of fresh “USDA CHOICE ANGUS BEEF, FAJITA SEASONED STEAK, BEEF FLANK STEAK FOR FAJITAS,” a packaging date of 03/23/18 and 03/24/18, a use or freeze-by date of 04/18/18, and an item code of 567248261 in the upper left-hand corner of the case label.
  • Varying weights of vacuum-packed packages of fresh “USDA CHOICE ANGUS, FAJITA SEASONED STRIPS, BEEF FLANK STRIPS FOR FAJITAS,” a packaging date of 03/24/18, and a use or freeze-by date of 04/18/18, and an item code of 567248253 in the upper left-hand corner of the case label.  

The press release states, “the products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 34715” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutional and retail locations in Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas and Wisconsin.”

Some of the products may already be in consumers’ freezers. Anyone who has purchased an affected product is urged to throw it away or return it to the place of purchase.

No illnesses have been reported in connection to this recall. 

Get more information on this recall at www.fsis.usda.gov.

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