CafePuree & Sysco Roast Beef Recall [US]

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US/Washington: USDA LogoK. Heeps recalls approximately 152,010 pounds of Roast Beef Products due to possible misbranding and undeclared milk and wheat, both known allergens, sources of dietary intolerance and possible triggers of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. USDA:

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The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Roast Beef Products are subject to this recall:

  • 4.5-pound boxes containing 24, 3-ounce trays of CafePuree Meat Variety Pack
  • 4.5-pound boxes containing 24, 3-ounce trays of CafePuree Savory Roast Beef
  • 4.5-pound boxes containing 24, 3-ounce trays of Sysco Imperial Meat Variety Pack
  • 4.5-pound boxes containing 24, 3-ounce trays of Sysco Savory Roast Beef

According to the USDA, the products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 9379” or “EST. 9379A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributors in Pennsylvania and exported to Canada for institutional use.

The problem was discovered by FSIS personnel during in-plant verification activities. A vegetable flavoring used in the products may contain the allergens.

==> For information about Milk Allergy or Lactose Intolerance, Wheat Allergy or Gluten Intolerance, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession these recalled Beef Products and could be allergic to their milk or wheat ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Beau Heeps, company president, at (610) 530-8010.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared milk or wheat, please search for “milk” or “wheat” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Additional information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-144-2015
Recalls Direct RIN: 6148-2015
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