USA FSIS Recall warning – Foreign bodies in ground beef chubs

Sam Kane Beef Processors, LLC, a Corpus Christi, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 2,633 pounds of ground beef chub product that may be contaminated with foreign materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The following product is subject to USDA recall:

  • 10 lb. chubs of “HEB Ground Beef 73% Fine 6/10”

The ground beef chubs were produced and packaged on Sept. 11, 2014. The product bears the establishment number “EST 337” on the package box. The product was sent to retail establishments in Texas for further processing.

The problem was discovered by the retail company. A store clerk noticed pieces of small blue plastic inside the packages and alerted the company to the problem. The company stated the likely source of the plastic is a rubber glove. FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall should contact Alfred Bausch, General Manager, at (361) 241-5000.

Canada – Gelato recalled due to undeclared almonds and wheat

Food Recall Warning (Allergen) – Gelato fino brand Tartufo products recalled due to undeclared almonds and wheat

Recall date: September 26, 2014 
Reason for recall: Allergen – Tree Nut, Allergen – Wheat
Hazard classification: Class 3
Company / Firm: Rich Products of Canada Ltd.
Distribution: Ontario
Extent of the distribution: Retail
Reference number: 9287

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Gelato fino Tartufo – Chocolate/Cream 3 x 125 ml 13248 6989217730
Gelato fino Tartufo – Amaretto/Cappuccino 3 x 125 ml 13248 6989217732
Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

If you have an allergy to almonds or wheat, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) inspection activities. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.

There has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of these products.