Abbyland Foods Inc. of Abbotsford, WI, is recalling 14,976 pounds of beef sticks because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The product contains milk. This allergen is not listed on the product labels . It was distributed throughout the country.
The recall was initiated by the company after a complaint from a customer about cheese in beef sticks.
“FSIS is concerned about the possibility that some product might be in refrigerators or pantries of consumers. These products should not be consumed by consumers who purchased them. According to the recall notice, these products should be thrown out or returned to their place of purchase.”
The smoked beef sticks were produced between Nov. 15 and Nov. 17, 2021, and do not expire until November 2022.
Consumers have the ability to check if they have the recall product at home using the following information.
2-lb. clear plastic packages containing “IOWA SMOKEHOUSE ORIGINAL SMOKED BEEF STICKS” and sell by dates of 11/15/2022 or 11/17/2022 represented on the label.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number 1633B on the package below the sell by date.
According to the FSIS, there have not been any reports of adverse reactions to these products. Anybody with concerns about injury or illness should consult a healthcare provider.
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