Nevada firm recalls imported beef products

by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
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WASHINGTON – Henderson, Nev.-based OFT Inc., which operates as Whakyung Foods Inc., announced a recall of 67,232 lbs. of commercial-use beef leg bone extract and beef concentrate products that were not presented for inspection at the US port of entry, the Food Safety Inspection Service of the US Department of Agriculture reported.

The Recall Management and Technical Analysis Staff (RMTAS) of FSIS uncovered the problem on June 8 during routine surveillance activities of imported products. There have been no reports of illnesses or adverse reactions due to consumption of the extract products which were made in Australia and New Zealand.

• 44-lb. bags contained in brown cardboard boxes marked “Beef Leg Bone Extract” Manufactured by Est. 662, CJ Nutracon Ltd (Australia)
• 44-lb. bags contained in brown cardboard boxes marked “Beef Leg Bone Extract” Manufactured by TBE1, Taranaki Bio Extracts Ltd (New Zealand)
• 44-lb. bags contained in brown cardboard boxes marked “Beef Concentrate with Salt” Manufactured by Est. 662, CJ Nutracon Ltd (Australia)

The affected products include the establishment certification “New Zealand TBE1 Inspected” for the beef leg bone extract and identifier “Est. 662 PRODUCT OF AUSTRALIA” for the beef leg bone extract and beef concentrate with salt.
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