Company Issues Life-Threatening Recall; Product Contains Foreign Materials That May Cause Adverse Health Effects

September 24, 2018

A famous company has issued a recall after health officials discovered pieces of hard metal inside the product. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), approximately 690 pounds of the product has been recalled.

Health officials are concerned that this product may be in consumer's pantries where the product may be forgotten. FSIS is asking consumers to be diligent and to verify that they do not have the recalled product that may contain extraneous material that could be detrimental to someone's health.

According to "Food Safety News," consuming extraneous material in food can present a very serious health hazard that may increase the probability of adverse health consequences. This recall is classified as a Class II recall. If you are concerned that you have consumed this recalled product, and/or are seeing adverse health effects, you are asked to seek medical attention.

Recalled Product

Junior's Smokehouse Processing Plant in El Campo, Texas has recalled 690 pounds of ready-to-eat teriyaki beef jerky products. The following information are details of the product:

4 o.z. plastic pouches of "BUC-EE'S HILL COUNTRY BRAND TERIYAKI BEEF JERKY." It was made in Texas and sold as solid strips of ready-to-eat beef sticks. On the label, it has the Best By date of August 9, 2018, and a lot code of 220-272. It bears the establishment number of "EST. 48213" inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The jerky was shipped to retail locations in Texas. A consumer reported the metal discovered in the beef jerky on September 17, 2018. n. At this time, there have been no reports of consumers have any adverse reactions after consumption. If consumers have this product in their home, officials ask that the recalled product is discarded in the trash or returned to the place of purchase.

Be sure to let your family and friends know of this recall!