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Samosas With Uninspected Halal Beef Recalled

Raj Foods of Houston, TX is recalling approximately 3,300 pounds of Halal beef samosa products because a meat ingredient may have been produced in a facility that is not federally inspected, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Wednesday.

The problem was discovered by FSIS during a routine food safety assessment.

FSIS has received no reports of illness due to consumption of these products.

The recall is for 12-oz. bags of “Raj Foods Halal Beef Samosa(s).” containing 12 1-oz. beef samosas per bag, with the establishment number “EST. 44163” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The product was produced between Aug. 9, 2011 and April 23, 2012 and was sold to supermarkets and restaurants in Texas. 

For more information about the recall contact Ammar Abuwala, a company representative, at 832-593-7272.

Update: On May 17 USDA said it was changing the status of this recall from a Class III to a Class II recall.

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