Marcho Farms Veal, Beef & Pork Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Marcho Farms Veal, Beef and Pork Recall [US]Marcho Farms, Inc. recalls an estimated 5,620 pounds of Boneless Veal, and Ground Veal, Beef and Pork Products due to suspected Escherichia coli  (“E.coli”) contamination and consequential bacterial infection, a serious health hazard. USDA: http://ht.ly/Oe9G30bvtxK

Direct link: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2017/recall-044-2017-release

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Veal, Beef and Pork are subject to this recall:

  • Veal Boneless Trimmings Halal, sold in 60-pound cases with a case code of 5398 and a manufacturer date of 04/11/2017
  • Veal Trimmings USDA Choice, sold in 60-pound cases with a case code of 98 and a manufacturer date of 04/11/17
  • Veal, Beef, Pork Ground for Meatloaf, sold in 9-pound cases with a case code of 3122 and a sell-by date of 05/05/17
  • Veal, Beef, Pork Ground for Meatloaf, sold in 10-pound cases with a case code of 3125 but no specified sell-by date

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging and design. Additional images of the recalled Veal, Beef and Pork can be found on the Web site above.

According to the USDA, these Veal, Beef and Pork products were distributed to retail stores and food service locations in Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia.

The problem was discovered when the Illinois State Meat Inspection Service notified US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (“FSIS”) on May 2, 2017, about positive non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (“STEC”) samples made with source material produced by Marcho Farms, Inc. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

==> For information about E. Coli Poisoning, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure small children and pets can’t access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Veal, Beef and Pork, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly 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 Mr. Herb Nicolo, Plant Manager at Marcho Farms at 1-215-721-7131.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Escherichia coli  (“E.coli”) contamination, please search for “E.coli)” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-044-2017
Recalls Direct RIN: 8641-2017
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Search for a recalled product on the USDA Web archive [external: new window opens]:
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