PhotoAgri Star Meat and Poultry of Postville, Iowa, is recalling approximately 3,592 pounds of ready-to-eat beef pastrami.

Processing deviations may have led to underprocessing of products and resulted in inadequate curing.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

The following items, produced April 3 – 4, 2018, are being recalled:

  • 21.6-lb. average case weight of fully cooked pastrami that are vacuum-packed using clear plastic and labeled “Aaron’s BEST Beef French Roast Pastrami WATER & CARRAGEENAN PRODUCT.” Both the product and the shipping box display a sticker indicating “BEST BEFORE 09/10/18.”
  • 23.1-lb. average case weight of fully cooked pastrami that are vacuum-packed using clear plastic and labeled “SHOR HABOR GLATT KOSHER Beef French Roast Pastrami WATER & CARRAGEENAN PRODUCT.” Both the product and the shipping box display a sticker indicating “BEST BEFORE 09/11/2018.”

The recalled products, bearing establishment number “EST. 4653A” inside the USDA mark of inspection, were shipped to distributors in California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Washington.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled products should not consume them, but discard them or return them to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions about the recall may contact Lisa Beatty at (563) 864-7811 or Yaakov Labowitz at (514) 648-8171 ext. 260.

 


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