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Missouri Suspends Local Meat Producer

The Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Meat and Poultry Inspection Program temporarily halted all cooked-meat processing for retail and wholesale at Kleoppel Meats in Alma, MO, saying violations had been identified during an inspection earlier this month.

According to a news release,  the state ag department Meat and Poultry Inspection Program uncovered records indicating that the business sold meat that had been improperly handled and was not inspected. 

As a result, the Lafayette County meat processor, which does business as Alma Meats, with meats sold under the Alma Farm Fresh Meats label, recalled approximately 320 pounds of meat, including summer sausage, snack sticks, beef jerky and roast pork.

Recalled items include:

– “Snack Sticks Pepper Jack Cheese & Jalapeno”- 18.14 pounds

Lot # 2091311 / Produced 11/15/2011

– “Snack Sticks Pepper Jack Cheese” – 18.76 pounds

Lot #’s 2091311 and 2002311 / Produced 11/15/2011 and 11/16/2011

 

– “Snack Sticks” -25.97 pounds

Lot # 2002311 / Produced 11/16/2011

– “Summer Sausage” – 40.27 pounds

Lot # 2081311 / Produced 11/14/2011

– “Summer Sausage Pepper Jack Cheese” – 21.62 pounds

Lot # 2081311 / Produced 11/14/2011

– “Summer Sausage Pepper Jack Cheese & Jalapenos” – 25.14 pounds

Lot # 2081311 / Produced 11/14/2011

– “Spicy Beef Jerky Ground and Formed “

Lot # 2162311 / Produced 11/21/2011 and 11/22/2011

– “Bold Beef Jerky Ground and Formed”

Lot # 2152311 / Produced 11/21/2011 and 11/22/2011

– “Honey Beef Jerky Ground and Formed”

Lot # 2152311 / Produced 11/21/2011 and 11/22/2011

– “Roasted Whole Hog Meat” – 70.74 pounds

Lot # 1008211 / Produced 11/23/2011

Records indicate that some of the recalled products, prepared between Nov. 14  and Nov. 23, 2011, were sold to Trinity Lutheran School in Alma, the state agriculture department said.

The state news release said an investigation by the Missouri Department of Agriculture and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is ongoing.

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