Recall Issued On 8.7M Pounds Of Uninspected Meat

PETALUMA, Calif. -- A Northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of meat products because it processed diseased animals without a full federal inspection.

According to the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, the items were not fully inspected and that makes the mean 'unfit' for human consumption. Rancho Feeding Corp.'s recalled products is cooperating with the recall.

The items were produced Jan. 1-7 and shipped to distribution centers and retail stores nationwide.

The following Rancho Feeding Corporation products are subject to recall:

• "Beef Carcasses" (wholesale and custom sales only)

• 2 per box "Beef (Market) Heads" (retail only)

• 4-gallons per box "Beef Blood" (wholesale only)

• 20-lb. boxes of "Beef Oxtail"

• 30-lb. boxes of "Beef Cheeks"

• 30-lb. boxes of " Beef Lips"

• 30-lb. boxes of "Beef Omasum"

• 30-lb. boxes of "Beef Tripas"

• 30-lb. boxes of "Mountain Oysters"

• 30-lb. boxes of "Sweet Breads"

• 30- and 60-lb. boxes of "Beef Liver"

• 30- and 60-lb. boxes of "Beef Tripe"

• 30- and 60-lb. boxes of "Beef Tongue"

• 30- and 60-lb. boxes of "Veal Cuts"

• 40-lb. boxes of "Veal Bones"

• 50-lb. boxes of "Beef Feet"

• 50-lb. boxes of "Beef Hearts"

• 60-lb. boxes of "Veal Trim"

Beef carcasses and boxes bear the establishment number "EST. 527" inside the USDA mark of inspection. Each box bears the case code number ending in "3" or "4." The products were produced Jan. 1, 2013 through Jan. 7, 2014 and shipped to distribution centers and retail establishments nationwide.

FSIS has received no reports of illness due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.


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