EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — More than 32,000 pounds of pre-cooked beef products sold at Walmart are being recalled because they may have been contaminated during processing.
Consumers who purchased the Armour brand sliced and dried beef items are urged to not eat them, but rather throw them out or return them to their place of purchase.
The affected products were produced on Jan. 2, 2018 and April 9, 2018 and distributed nationwide. They bear the establishment number “EST. 2AD” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
- 2.25 oz. glass jars containing “ARMOUR GROUND & FORMED SLICED Dried Beef” with best by dates of JAN-07-21, JAN-08-21, JAN-09-21, JAN-10-21, JAN-11-21, APR-15-21, APR-16-21, APR-17-21, APR-18-21 and APR-19-21 and lot codes 0707011Y11, 0708011Y11, 0709011Y11, 0710011Y11, 0711011Y11, 0715041Y11, 0716041Y11, 0717041Y11, 0718041Y11 and 0719041Y11
- 4.5 oz. glass jars containing “ARMOUR GROUND & FORMED SLICED Dried Beef” with best by dates of JAN-23-21, JAN-24-21, JAN-25-21 and APR-22-21 and lot codes 0723011Y11, 0724011Y11, 0725011Y11 and 0722041YW1
According to the Rhode Island Department of Health, Pinnacle Foods, Inc. issued the recall after learning of “a possible processing deviation that may have led to staphylococcal enterotoxin and clostridial toxin contamination.”
There have been no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of the recalled items, the health department said.
Anyone with questions regarding the recall can contact the Pinnacle Foods consumer care office at (888) 299-7646.