Beef Recall: What to Know About the ‘Diseased and Unsound’ Meat
by William White | February 10, 2014 10:10 am
A beef recall of “diseased and unsound” meat has been issued by Rancho Feeding located in Petaluma, Calif.
Here are a few things to keep in mind about the beef recall, as collected by CNN.
- The beef recall affects around 8.7 million pounds of meat.
- The processed beef didn’t undergo a federal inspection.
- The beef affected by the recall was processed from January 1, 2013, through January 7, 2014.
- Recalled beef has a case code number ending in three or four and includes “EST. 527″ in the USDA mark of inspection.
- Products affected by the beef recall include carcasses, tongues in boxes of 20 pounds or bigger, heads, cheeks, lips, feet, liver, forty-pound boxes of veal bones and 60-pound boxes of veal trim.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has given the beef recall a Class I rating. This means that the recall is considered a health hazard and that consumption of the product could result is serious illness or death.
- has been issued: http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/08/us/beef-product-recall/
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- Class I rating: http://gantdaily.com/2014/02/10/ca-firm-recalls-8-7-million-pounds-of-beef/
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