Beef Jerky Recall
A recall has been issued for all across the state of Wisconsin for beef jerky from Johnson’s Sausage Shoppe, Inc. The recall was issued jointly from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection and Johnson’s Sausage, Inc. after the discovery that the beef jerky had not been inspected properly.
During a routine inspection of Johnson’s Sauasage, Inc., state inspectors found evidence that of incomplete inspection of the beef jerky. The state inspectors found that three brands of beef jerky did not undergo the necessary inspection for meat products after their production.
Here is a list of the beef jerky included in the recall:
- Johnson’s Sausage Shoppe Inc., Beef Jerky
- Johnson’s Sausage Shoppe Inc., Nitrite Free! Beef Jerky
- Johnson’s Sausage Shoppe Inc., “Our Famous” Beef Jerky
- North Oak, Peppercorn Jerky
- North Oak, Hickory Smoked Jerky
- Twisted Oak Farms, Nitrite Free! Beef Jerky
All of the products have been sold at various recall locations throughout Wisconsin. The beef jerky affected by the recall was sold on or after 01/05/17. Johnson’s Sausage Shoppe and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection are working together to collect as much of the recalled jerky as possible.
The recalled beef jerky was sold in quarter pound packages. All of the recalled beef jerky has the number 293 either on the label of the package or on the package itself.
There have not been any reports of illness related with the recalled beef jerky. If you have any of the beef jerky products that are part of the recall, you should return them to the place of purchase or throw them away.
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