Junior’s Smokehouse Processing Plant Recalls Beef Jerky Products

Junior’s Smokehouse Processing Plant is recalling 690 pounds of ready-to-eat teriyaki beef jerky products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of hard metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday.

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2018 (USDA FSIS release) ‚ÄĒ Junior‚Äôs Smokehouse Processing Plant, an El Campo, Texas establishment, is recalling 690 pounds of ready-to-eat teriyaki beef jerky products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of hard metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture‚Äôs Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Friday.

The ready-to-eat teriyaki beef jerky items were produced on Aug. 9, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 4 oz. plastic pouches of ‚ÄúBUC-EE‚ÄôS HILL COUNTRY BRAND TERIYAKI BEEF JERKY, MADE IN TEXAS FROM SOLID STRIPS OF BEEF, READY TO EAT,‚ÄĚ labeled with BEST BY 08-09-2019, and a lot code of 220-272.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number ‚ÄúEST. 48213‚ÄĚ inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to a retail locations in Texas.                             

The problem was discovered on September 17, 2018, when the establishment received a consumer complaint from a retail store customer regarding metal in the teriyaki beef jerky product.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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