Before you go and throw another barbecue before the weather cools down, you should know that 24,000 Pounds of Beef Have Been Recalled, Here’s What You Need to Know…
The American Beef Packers, a California based company, recently notified the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service that a carcass accidentally got thrown into the mix of raw beef products during packaging. As a result, the affected beef is not recommended for human consumption.
Yes, a carcass. EW.
The tainted beef packages was packed on August 21, 2019 and recalled products are stamped with “EST. 34741” in the USDA signage on the packaging.
The packages were primarily shipped to locations within California and Oregon.
So far, no reports of illness have been reported but to be on the safe side, check your freezer for the tainted meats. Below is a list of the meats being recalled:
- Bulk pack combo bins containing “AMERICAN BEEF PACKERS 85 BONELESS BEEF CHUCKS” with LOT NO.110 and BIN No. 85 and BIN No. 86.
- Bulk pack combo bins containing “AMERICAN BEEF PACKERS 90 BONELESS BEEF” with LOT NO. 110 and BIN No. 81, BIN No. 82 and BIN No. 83.
- Bulk pack combo bins containing “AMERICAN BEEF PACKERS 85 BONELESS BEEF” with LOT NO. 25-110 and BIN No. 84 and LOT NO 110 and BIN No. 88.
- Cases containing “AMERICAN BEEF PACKERS RIBEYE 8/10 #1” with codes BT190821-1178, BT190821-1185, BT190821-1188, BT190821-1190, and BT190821-1194.
- 66.2-lb. case containing “AMERICAN BEEF PACKERS RIBEYE 10 UP #1” with code BT190821-1186.
- Bulk pack combo bin containing “AMERICAN BEEF PACKERS 90 BONELESS BEEF SIRLOINS” with LOT NO. 24-110 and BIN No. 80.
If you have any of these, you can return it to your local store for a full refund.