PhotoPinnacle Foods of Fort Madison, Iowa, is recalling approximately 32,479 pounds of heat-treated, shelf stable beef products.

A possible processing deviation that may have led to staphylococcal enterotoxin and clostridial toxin contamination.

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

The following ready-to-eat dried, sliced beef items, produced on Jan. 2, 2018, and April 9, 2018, with a shelf life of three years, are being recalled:

  • 2.25-oz. glass jars containing “ARMOUR GROUND & FORMED SLICED Dried Beef” with best by dates of JAN-07-21, JAN-08-21, JAN-09-21, JAN-10-21, JAN-11-21, APR-15-21, APR-16-21, APR-17-21, APR-18-21 and APR-19-21 and lot codes 0707011Y11, 0708011Y11, 0709011Y11, 0710011Y11, 0711011Y11, 0715041Y11, 0716041Y11, 0717041Y11, 0718041Y11 and 0719041Y11 .
  • 4.5-oz. glass jars containing “ARMOUR GROUND & FORMED SLICED Dried Beef” with best by dates of JAN-23-21, JAN-24-21, JAN-25-21 and APR-22-21 and lot codes 0723011Y11, 0724011Y11, 0725011Y11 and 0722041YW1.

The recalled products, bearing establishment number “EST. 2AD” inside the USDA mark of inspection, were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

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 call the Pinnacle Foods consumer care office at (888) 299-7646.


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