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TitleSwift Beef Company Recalls Beef Stew Products Due to Potential Presence of Extraneous Material
Reference 583/2017
SourceU.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
Questionable food products

The boneless beef stew items were produced on Dec. 13, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:

  • Cases containing six 5-lb. bulk cryovac plastic bags containing fresh beef stew meat intended for HEB grocery store retailer re-package.  The affected case code is 69404.   
  • Re-packaged various weight beef stew meat trays that also contain separately wrapped vegetables. The meat trays are marked with establishment 7231 on the side of the tray.
  • Re-packaged various weight beef stew labeled as HEB brand: Beef Stew Meat Tenderized RP, Beef Stew Meat RP, Beef Stew Meat VP, Beef Stew Meat-CR VP, Beef Stew Meat Tenderized VP, Beef Stew Meat CP, and Beef Stew Kit.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 3D” next to the USDA mark of inspection or Est. 7231 on the side of the tray.
Expiry date/Batch
See above.
Manufacturer/ Distributor Swift Beef Co., doing business as JBS USA Food Company, a Cactus, Texas establishment
Reasons for recallSwift Beef Co. is recalling beef stew product that may be contaminated with foreign matter, specifically plastic and metal. The problem was discovered on Dec. 24, 2017, by the HEB grocery store chain in San Antonio, Texas, when they opened boxes containing the multi-vac packages.
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Last Updated on 27/12/2017
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