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WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2015 – Ocho Rios, a Miami, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 7,228 pounds of canned corned beef produced in Brazil that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.
The canned corned beef was imported on August 7, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
- 18-lb. packages containing 24- 12 oz. cans of “Corned Beef with Juices.”
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “Brasil 226 S.I.F.” inside the mark from Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture. The cases of products contain the shipping mark “BT/7100366 MIAMI” and the can codes “16952U,” “16951U,” “15251U,” or “15252U.” These products were shipped to retail locations in Fla. and one distribution center in Ga. to be further distributed.
The problem was discovered by FSIS personnel during routine failure to present surveillance activities.
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. (more…)