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LEGACY FOOD COMPANY, INC. RECALLS BEEF JERKY PRODUCTS DUE TO MISBRANDING AND AN UNDECLARED ...
Washington, D.C., May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
| CLASS II RECALL
HEALTH RISK: LOW
| Congressional and Public Affairs
Maria Machuca (202) 720-9113
LEGACY FOOD COMPANY, INC. RECALLS BEEF JERKY PRODUCTS
DUE TO MISBRANDING AND AN UNDECLARED INGREDIENT
| WASHINGTON, May 26, 2021 – Legacy Food Company, Inc., a Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 67,895 pounds of beef jerky due to misbranding and an undeclared ingredient, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains sesame oil, which is not declared on the product label.
The beef jerky items were produced on various dates from July 20, 2020 through May 14, 2021. The following products are subject to recall:
The 10-lb products subject to recall bear establishment number “Est. 8256” and the 16-oz product listed above bears establishment number “EST 2446” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were sold online and shipped to retail stores in California. The 10-lb products are sold in bulk packaging and were removed from their original packaging and repackaged and relabeled for online sales. Retail stores remove the products from their original packaging and display them in bins for sale.
The problem was discovered during routine FSIS label verification activities when it was determined that the labels did not accurately list all sub-ingredients.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Tony Kan, President/CEO, Legacy Food Company, at (909) 244-0865. Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Kevin Yang, Office Manager, Legacy Food Company, at (909) 244-0865.
Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages at Ask USDA or send a question via email to MPHotline@usda.gov. For consumers that need to report a problem with a meat, poultry, or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/.
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|USDA RECALL CLASSIFICATIONS|
|Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.|
|Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.|
|Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.|
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