WASHINGTON – Brooks, Alberta-based JBS Food Canada ULC is recalling approximately 38,406 lbs of boneless beef head meat products that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
The raw, frozen, boneless beef head meat items were imported on July 13, 2020, and then were further processed by another company into ground beef products. The problem was discovered when FSIS conducted routine surveillance and discovered the product had bypassed FSIS import reinspection.
The following products are subject to recall:
- 80-lb boxes containing eight, 10-lb chubs of “BALTER MEAT COMPANY 73/27 GROUND BEEF,” with “USE BY/FREEZE BY” dates of 08/09/2020 or 08/10/2020, pack dates of 072020, 072120, or 072220, and lot codes of 2020A or 2030A represented on the label.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 11126” inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were shipped to distribution centers in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.