USDA Issues Ground Beef Recall Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

A Minnesota company is recalling its beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous wood materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

Huisken Meat Company of Sauk Rapids on Tuesday voluntarily recalled its 2-lb. boxes containing 6 pieces of “Sam’s Choice Black Angus Beef Patties with 19% Vidalia Onion with use by dates 05/17/2015; 05/29/2016; and 06/06/2016.

The products under the recall have the code  “EST. 294A”” listed under the USDA mark of inspection.

The foreign material originated with an incoming ingredient and was discovered during production.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products, according to the USDA.

Consumers who purchased these products are urged not to consume them. The products should be thrown away immediately or returned to the store. 

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