Buc-Ee’s Hill Country Teriyaki Beef Jerky Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: Buc-Ee’s Hill Country Teriyaki Beef Jerky Recall [US]Junior’s Smokehouse Processing Plant, an El Campo, Texas establishment, recalls an estimated 690 pounds of Ready-To-Eat Teriyaki Beef Jerky products due to suspected risk of metal fragment contamination and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

USDA: http://ht.ly/RxOf30lVK9T

Direct link: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2018/recall-083-2018-release

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Ready-To-Eat Teriyaki Beef Jerky products produced on August 9, 2018 are subject to this recall:

  • Buc-Ee’s Hill Country brand Teriyaki Beef Jerky, sold in four (4) ounce plastic pouches with a predominantly yellow and black label, a best-by date code of 08-09-2019, a batch/lot code of 220-272 and a UPC of 8-57196-00547-6.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Teriyaki Beef Jerky can be found on the Web site above.

According to the USDA, the Teriyaki Beef Jerky products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 48213” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Texas.

The problem was discovered on September 17, 2018, when the establishment received a consumer complaint from a retail store customer regarding Metal Fragments in the Teriyaki Beef Jerky product.

In general, if plastic or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

==> 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 Teriyaki Beef Jerky, 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.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Teriyaki Beef Jerky, please search for “jerky” or more generically, beef” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Mr. Scott Chambers, chief executive officer of Junior’s Smokehouse Processing Plant at 1-979-533-3544, during normal business hours, US central time.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Metal Fragment contamination, please search for “metal” or more generically, “fragment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Junior’s Smokehouse Processing Plant, please search for “Junior” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-083-2018
Recalls Direct RIN: 10649-2018
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