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Food Recall Warning: Various Tillamook Country Smoker Brand Beef Jerky Products Recalled

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 02/18/14 -- Crown Star Food Distributors Ltd. and Wallace & Carey Ltd., are recalling various Tillamook Country Smoker brand beef jerky products from the marketplace because they are believed to pose a risk. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The recall was initiated by Tillamook Country Smoker, Bay City, OR, USA. The manufacturer used some of the beef products which were recalled by Rancho Feeding Corporation, Petalama, California, USA on February 8, 2014 "because it processed diseased and unsound animals and carried out these activities without the benefit or full benefit of federal inspection." Therefore, these products are considered unsound, unwholesome or otherwise unfit for human consumption.

The following products have been sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario.

Recalled products


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Brand          Product        Size           UPC            Codes          
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Tillamook      Teriyaki Beef  75 count       0 51943 25080 912053, 22053   
Country Smoker Jerky          (various                                     
                              weights)                                     
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Tillamook      Loonies Beef   80 count       051943 47941 5 11443, 21443,  
Country Smoker Jerky          (various                      11573, 21573   
                              weights)                                     
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What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.


--  Learn more about the health risks at:

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/fact-sheets/food-poisoning/eng/1331151916451/1331152055552


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http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/stay-connected/eng/1299856061207/1299856119191

Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

More information


--  CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

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