116,000+ pounds of Beef Patties and Chubs for Misbranding & Undeclared Allergen

Posted on August 29, 2013 by

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Pride Foods of  Raiford, Florida is recalling approximately 116,404 pounds of beef pattie and chub products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain soy, a known allergen which is not declared on the labels.

The products subject to recall include: [Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 10-lb. cases of 3, 4, and 6 oz. “Savory Beef Patties.” These products were exported to the Bahamas and distributed throughout the Caribbean.
  • 10-lb. cases of 4 oz. “Beef Patties.” This product was exported to the Bahamas and distributed throughout&  the Caribbean.
  • 24-lb. cases of 1 lb. “Beef Pattie Mix” chubs. This product was distributed to a food bank in Pennsylvania.

The products bear the establishment number “EST. 18506” inside the USDA Mark of Inspection. All products were produced between Dec. 1, 2012, and Aug. 27, 2013. 

The problem was discovered by an FSIS inspector during a routine label review before export. The problem is believed to have occurred due to an oversight after using a unique label for one customer. The products contain Textured Vegetable Protein that is formulated with soy. Soy was not reflected on the products’ labels.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall should contact Ryan Yax, Manager, at (813) 890-6541.

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