Yauk's expands recall of products

by Meat&Poultry Staff
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WASHINGTON – Yauk's Specialty Meats expanded a Dec. 10 recall of meat and poultry products that were produced under insanitary conditions, the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service reported. The company already has recalled 90,000 lbs. of products.

FSIS uncovered the problem after beginning a food-safety assessment at the plant on Dec. 5. Inspectors found product was being produced under insanitary conditions, including rodent activity in the production, storage and retail areas of the property. FSIS suspended the assignment of inspectors at the facility. There have been no reports of illness due to consuming products produced by the Windsor, Colo.-based facility.

Products subject to the expanded recall bear the establishment number “Est. 20309” or “P-20309” inside the USDA Mark of Inspection, FSIS said. The affected items were produced under the following brands:

• Four Sisters Farm
• Heart Rock Bison
• High Point Bison
• Luc’s Pizza
• Mountain States Poultry & Meats
• Open A Bar 2
• Rocky Plains Quality Meats
• Schmidt’s Bakery & Deli
• Wag’s Livestock
• Wayne’s Specialty Meats
• Windsor Dairy
• Wyoming Pure Beef
• Yauk’s Specialty Meats

The products were produced between April 1, 2013, and Dec. 5 and can be identified by four-digit Julian dates ranging between 3091 and 3339, FSIS said. The products were sold at wholesale and retail in Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
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