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Texas Meat Packers caught operating without USDA inspection

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) caught Texas Meat Packers in Fort Worth operating without inspection personnel being present last Saturday (March 24), causing a recall today (March 31)  of beef products.     FSIS discovered the operation on  Friday (March 30) through a review of Texas Meat Packers records. Owned by PFP Enterprises LLC,  Texas… Continue Reading

Mickey Brown beef burritos recalled for no inspections

Houma, LA-based Mickey Brown Inc. has recalled approximately 4,130 pounds of beef burrito products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The ready-to-eat beef burrito items were produced on various dates from March 28, 2017 through March 6, 2018. Recalled… Continue Reading

Top sirloin steaks recalled for possible salmonella contamination

In Bridgeview, IL, SMI Holdings Inc., doing business as Stampede Meat,  has recalled approximately 484,800 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The raw beef products were incorporated into a non-meat ingredient, Au Jus Seasoning, which tested positive for… Continue Reading

Mechanically tenderized sirloins recalled for possible Salmonella contamination

The Texas-based Standard Meat Company, located in Sagina, late Thursday recalled up to 53,154 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The raw beef products incorporated a non-meat ingredient, Au Jus Seasoning, that was found positive for the presence… Continue Reading

Complaints about hard, green plastic in Johnsonville pork sausage: 55 tons recalled

Johnsonville, LLC, a Sheboygan Falls, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 109,603 pounds of smoked pork sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The fully cooked pork sausage items were produced on Jan. 4, 2018. This is the product subject to… Continue Reading

Mississippi catfish company recalls 34.5 tons of catfish

Itta Bena, MS-based Heartland Catfish Company late Friday recalled approximately 69,016 pounds of Siluriformes fish (catfish) products that may be adulterated with a residue of public health concern, specifically leucomalachite green, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The various fresh and frozen, raw, intact Siluriformes (catfish) products were… Continue Reading

Turkey sausage recalled for undeclared allergens, misbranding

Lititz, PA-based Sensenig Turkey Farm LLC  recalled about 1,900 pounds of turkey sausage products Thursday because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The products contain wheat and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label as required by law. The… Continue Reading

Customer complaint brings recall of 4,050 pounds of chicken sausage

After a customer complaint, J Bar B Foods in Waelder, TX, on Thursday recalled two tons of chicken sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall. The chicken sausage contains milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the… Continue Reading