WASHINGTON – Boyd Specialties LLC, a meat snack processor based in Colton, Calif., announced the recall of 1,634 lbs of jerky products on March 4, due to concerns that the products could be contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
The recalled products (listed here), are labeled with establishment number “EST. 40269” inside the USDA mark of inspection and were shipped to retail customers in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas.
A routine FSIS product sample tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes as part of follow-up procedures by food safety officials. No reports of illness related to the consumption of the products have been reported.