Food Safety Recalls Raw Meat in the U.S.

Two separate companies in the United States had to recall their raw meat products due to the unsafe food safety practices. The next two articles addresses the issue and has the links providing to the full story.

South Californian Company Recalls More Than Half A Million Pound Worth Of Meat.

Chaparros Mexican Foods Inc., based in Vista, Calif., is recalling approximately 568,503 pounds (which is approximately 257, 869 kilograms) of beef products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. This was published by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

One product in the raw meat, hydrolyzed milk protein, was found in the meat but did not have the ingredient stated on its packaging. This misinformation in food safety can lead to allergic reactions for consumers.

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Recalled Beef From Detroit Might Be In 10 States.

Wolverine Packaging Co. announced last Monday that they are to recall 1.8 million pounds (which is approximately 680, 389 kilograms) of ground meat. They reported that the meat may consist of E. coli.

However, this move by the company may be too late. An announcement last Thursday made bythe the U.S. agriculture department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service belive that the recalled beef has already been sent to retail outlets in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

There already has been 11 people reported with food poisoning symptoms.

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