AFFCO Frozen Raw Lamb Shoulder Meat Recall [US]


AFFCO Frozen Raw Lamb Shoulder Meat Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: AFFCO USA, Importer of Record, and a Jacksonville, Florida establishment, recalls an estimated 24,461 pounds of Frozen Raw Lamb Shoulder products that were reportedly produced without the benefit of Federal Inspection from the American marketplace with consequential risks of bacterial contamination, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

USDA: http://ht.ly/txRT30rYU6J

Direct link: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/affco-usa-recalls-frozen-raw-lamb-products-imported-without-benefit-import

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Frozen Raw Lamb Shoulder products are thought to have been imported on July 12, 2021 and are subject to this recall:

  • Frozen Raw Lamb Square Cut Shoulder Bone-In Products, sold in cardboard boxes each weighing between 33-pounds to 39-pounds with a shipping mark of M1353023

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers, best-before dates, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Frozen Raw Lamb Square Cut Shoulder Bone-In products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the USDA, the products subject to recall bear New Zealand establishment seal “SPM135.

These Frozen Raw Lamb Square Cut Shoulder Bone-In products were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the US states of Florida, Michigan, Missouri, New York and Pennsylvania although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution within the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

The problem was discovered during routine US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (“FSIS”) surveillance activities of imported products.

Please note: while these Frozen Raw Lamb Square Cut Shoulder Bone-In products may be close to or past their use-by dates, they may be in your freezers or storage chillers. If you have purchased these products within the range of July 1, 2021 through October 31, 2021, please check your refrigerators, chillers and/or freezers to ensure these food products have not been stored for future consumption. If found, these products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase for refund.

==> 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.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the subject Frozen Raw Lamb Square Cut Shoulder Bone-In Meat products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the products to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat bacterial poisoning.

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==> If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Mr. Andrew Kopic, President of AFFCO USA at +1-904-263-4971 during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”), Monday to Friday.

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More information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-041-2021
Recalls Direct RIN: 15079-2021
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