The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reports that People’s Sausage Co. is recalling almost 7 tons of jerky and meat stick products because they were produced without an approved voluntary grant of inspection.

The problem was discovered on June 22 during an FSIS investigation. According to the agency, only establishments that have received…

A variety of jerky produced by Katie’s Snack Foods LLC and made from venison and “exotic meats” is the subject of a public health alert from the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

The company, based in Hilliard, OH, distributed the products through its online outlet at www.katiesbeefjerky.com and potentially retail outlets, according to the Thursday alert.…

paintedhilllogo_406x250Oregon’s  Whiskey Hill Smokehouse LLC,   located in Hubbard has recalled  approximately 22,466 pounds of beef, venison and ostrich jerky products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to  the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The products contain soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The…

The 4 Frendz Meat Market, located in Clarkson, WA, issued a recall on Saturday for  approximately 497 pounds of beef jerky products due to under-processing and potential survival of bacterial pathogens in the products. The announcement was made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) on behalf of the company.  …

Wyoming Authentic Products, LLC, of Cody, WY, is recalling approximately 365 pounds of beef jerky products due to a processing deviation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The Wyoming Gourmet Beef products were produced on various dates between Nov. 4 and Dec. 18, 2013. The following products are…

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday released data from five-and-a-half years of laboratory testing on Chinese-made chicken jerky dog treats — products that received heightened attention in 2007 and late 2011 following upticks in the 1,000 consumer complaints written to the FDA regarding sickened or dead dogs who consumed the treats. The bottom…

Whittington’s Jerky of Johnson City, TX, is recalling approximately 126 pounds of beef jerky that may be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Monday.

The problem was discovered by FSIS as a result of routine testing by the agency. FSIS said the product was shipped by Whittington’s …

M&K II Co. Tuesday recalled approximately 8,000 pounds of beef jerky because the products contain wheat and soy, undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The Macomb, MI company said products subject to the recall include:

jerky-labels.jpg-1-ounce and 3-ounce packages of “FIREHOUSE JERKY MILD BEEF JERKY SMOKE …

Hunting season is well underway.  Countless hopeful men, women, and children dressed in camouflage and bright orange have ventured into the wilderness in search of wild game.

Like livestock, deer, elk, wild pigs, and other game can carry pathogenic bacteria like E. coli O157:H7, Salmonella, and Campylobacter jejuni.

Proper processing can help keep food safe…