News Release

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2017 – Cauldron Soups, LLC, doing business as Cauldron Broths, a Bellingham, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,163 pounds of beef broth products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The beef bone broth items were produced and packaged between December 21, 2016 and May 22, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 24-fl. oz. individual plastic pouches containing “Vital Choice GRASS-FED BEEF BONE BROTH” with best by dates 1/15/2018, 1/18/2018 and 3/28/2018.
  • 24-fl. oz. individual plastic pouches containing “CAULDRON BROTHS BEEF BONE BROTH” with best by dates 1/3/18 and 2/15/18.
  • 24-fl. oz. individual plastic pouches containing “CAULDRON BROTHS ORGANIC CAULDRON’S CURE” with best by dates 12/21/18.
  • 1-gal. individual plastic containers containing “CAULDRON BROTHS GLACE DE VIANDE” with best by date 1/30/18.
  • 8-fl. oz. individual plastic containers containing “CAULDRON BROTHS GLACE DE VIANDE” with best by date 3/4/18.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 45953” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in the state of Washington and to a distributor who conducts internet sales direct to consumers nationwide.

The problem was discovered when FSIS personnel found FSIS product that was produced without FSIS inspection.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions or illness due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction 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 at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

 

News Release

Armour Eckrich Meats, LLC Recalls Ready-To-Eat Sausage Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Class II Recall 054-2017
Health Risk: Low May 24, 2017

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017– Armour Eckrich Meats, LLC, a Junction City, Kan. establishment, is recalling approximately 90,978 pounds of ready-to-eat sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The food service fully-cooked pork, turkey and beef breakfast sausage items were produced and packaged from April 26 through April 28, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 8,769 cases of 16.6 oz. vacuumed packages containing “ECKRICH SMOK-Y CHEDDAR BREAKFAST SAUSAGE, NATURALLY HARDWOOD SMOKED” on the label, case code/ UPC number “27815 17984,” and a Use By date of “08/17/17.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 3JC” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distribution centers in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.

The problem was discovered on May 15, 2017 when Armour Eckrich Meats, Inc. was notified by another FSIS-regulated establishment that pieces of metal were embedded in a fully cooked sausage product produced by Armour Eckrich Meats, Inc.

There have been no confirmed reports of 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.

John Morrell and Co. is recalling approximately 210,606 pounds of ready-to-eat hot dog products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal pieces reported within the packaging.

The beef franks items were produced on January 26, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 14 oz. sealed film packages containing “Nathan’s SKINLESS 8 BEEF FRANKS,” with a Use By date of Aug. 19, 2017.
  • 16 oz. sealed film packages containing “Curtis BEEF MASTER Beef Franks,” with a Use By date of June 15, 2017.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 296” on the side of the package. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered after the establishment received three complaints of metal objects in the beef frank product packages.  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.

Please see the news release on the USDA website for more information:  https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2017/recall-052-2017-release

Local Health Jurisdictions in Washington state are not being asked to participate in any formal recall verification activities at this time, but appropriate staff should be aware of the recall.

 

Correctional Industries Airway Heights (WA) Food Operations is recalling approximately 319,000 pounds of frozen meat and poultry products due to water contamination. The products were produced using water that contained chemical levels above what is considered safe to drink.

The meat and poultry items were produced and packed on various dates from April 1, 2017 through May 15, 2017. The following products, produced 4/1/17-5/15/17, are subject to recall:

Product Size
Brown gravy w/beef, mashed potatoes, peas & carrots 31 lb. boxes
Chicken enchilada w/enchilada sauce, rice, and black beans 36 lb. boxes
Chicken patty with ranchero sauce, rice and green beans 25 lb. boxes
Chicken patty with rice, bbq sauce, and beans 31 lb. boxes
Chili sauce with meat, rice and vegetables 27.75 lb. boxes
Country fried Chicken & beef patty w/gravy, mashed potatoes & carrots 30 lb. boxes
Creamed gravy w/ground beef on biscuit & O’Brian potatoes 22.75 lb. boxes
Creamy chicken alfredo with rotini and corn 26 lb. boxes
Creamy chicken casserole with rotini and vegetables 24 lb. boxes
Lasagna with green beans 29.25 lb. boxes
Meat loaf patty w/mashed potatoes, gravy & green beans 28.75 lb. boxes
Orange sauce w/chicken, rice, and vegetables 29 lb. boxes
Salisbury steak w/gravy, mashed potatoes & vegetables 29.25 lb. boxes
Sweet and sour chicken with rice and vegetables 27.5 lb. boxes
Teriyaki sauce with chicken, rice and vegetables 27.75 lb. boxes
Turkey chili with rice and vegetables 28.75 lb. boxes
Vegetable stew with beef, rice and peas 27.25 lb. boxes
White turkey ala king w/rice & peas 27.5 lb. boxes
Halal creamed gravy w/ground beef on biscuit, & potatoes 23.5 lb. boxes
Halal beef gravy with rice blend, and vegetables 25 lb. boxes
Halal beef w/macaroni & cheese sauce, & green beans 25.5 lb. boxes
Halal ground beef & vegetables w/rice, & green beans 26.5 lb. boxes
Halal creamy chicken casserole w/seasoned noodles & vegetables 26.25 lb. boxes
Halal chicken patty w/rice & red beans, & vegetables 22 lb. boxes
Halal chili sauce flavored w/meat, macaroni, & green beans 25 lb. boxes
Halal meat sauce with spaghetti, and corn 25 lb. boxes
Halal sloppy joe bbq sauce with beef, potatoes and vegetables 24 lb. boxes

 

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 40238” or “EST. P-40238” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutions in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.  A distribution list for the state of Washington has been requested and, when available, will be shared with regulatory partners.