King’s Command Foods, LLC in Kent, WA has upped the amount of a recall originally issued on March 9 to now total approximately 63,252 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
The expanded recall now includes 37,114 pounds of Ready-to-Eat (RTE) beef products associated with extraneous material contamination. The meatballs were produced on May 16 and 24, 2016, Aug. 11, 2016 and Oct. 5, 2016. Products subject to recall now include:
On March 9, 2017, King’s Command Foods, LLC. recalled approximately 26,138 pounds of ground beef products produced on Oct. 13 and 24, 2016. The following products are subject to recall:
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. M1515A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. Some items were shipped to Department of Defense facilities and institutions nationwide.
The foreign material was discovered when company officials received several consumer complaints stating that metal objects were found in the beef products. However, no one is known to have been injured or experienced any adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website.
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