Washington Beef Ground Beef Chub Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Washington Beef Ground Beef Chub Recall [US]Washington Beef, LLC, a Toppenish, Washington establishment, recalls an estimated 30,260 pounds of Ground Beef Chubs products due to suspected plastic and 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/lUx230o0sn0

Direct link: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2019/recall-024-2019-release

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Ground Beef products are subject to this recall:

  • Consumer Beef products:
    • Double R Ranch 100% Ground Beef
    • Double R Ranch 100% Ground Beef
    • St. Helens 100% Ground Beef
    • St. Helens 100% ground beef
    • St. Helens 100% Ground Beef
    • St. Helens 100% Ground Beef
    • St. Helens 100% Ground Beef
    • St. Helens 100% Ground Beef
    • St. Helens 100% Ground Beef
    • Double R Ranch Course Ground Beef Chubs
  • Institutional Beef products:
    • SRF American Wagyu Beef Fine Ground Beef Chubs
    • Beef Boneless Ground Chuck Blend Smoked

Additional information including product codes, batch/lots, packed-on dates and other information is available here: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/wcm/connect/223bc37b-1c95-470e-9b00-2cabbc2309d7/Washington+Beef+Retail+Product+List+-+3-2-19.xls.pdf?MOD=AJPERES

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail and wholesale presentation. Additional images of the recalled Beef products foods can be found on the Web site above.

According to the USDA, the products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 235” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped nationwide.

The problem was discovered by a consumer complaint to the company on February 28, 2019.

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 Beef Chub products, 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 Beef products, please search for “beef” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Jay Theiler, Vice President of Marketing at Washington Beef at 1-855-472-6455 during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> 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 caused by suspected Plastic Fragment contamination, please search for “plastic” 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 Washington Beef, LLC please search for “Washington Beef” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-024-2019
Recalls Direct RIN: 11221-2019
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