Utah is part of a five-state recall of approximately 90,000 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were produced under insanitary conditions and distributed by Yauk’s Specialty Meats, a Windsor, Colo., establishment.
During a food-safety assessment at the plant on Dec. 5, inspectors "discovered that product was being produced under insanitary conditions, including rodent activity in the production, storage and retail areas of the property," according to this news release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
FSIS and Yauk’s have received no reports of illness due to consumption of these products, which were sold at the wholesale and retail level in Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
The follows products were recalled:
• "Colorado Best Beef" brand various fresh, smoked and shelf-stable meat products.
• "James Ranch" brand jerky and summer sausage.
• "Rocky Plains Meats" brand hams, bacon, raw and smoked sausage, jerky and raw poultry.
• "John Long Farms" brand fresh and smoked pork products.
• "Horned Beef" brand jerky.
• "Mile High Hungarian Sausage" brand fresh and smoked bacon and sausage.
Packages bears the establishment number "Est. 20309" or "P-20309" inside the USDA Mark of Inspection. The products were produced between April 1, 2013, and Dec. 5, 2013 and can be identified by four-digit Julian dates ranging between 3091 and 3339.
Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Wayne Yauk at 970-686-9080 or visit www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls
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