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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Beef Lips Recalled

Bassett & Walker International, Inc., a Toronto, Canada, establishment, is recalling approximately 1,540 pounds of beef lip products produced in Australia that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.
The product was produced and shipped on various dates between March 2, 2015, and April 7, 2015, and was distributed to retail outlets and restaurants in the San Diego, Calif., area. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels]
  • 55 pound boxes containing “Beef Lips” Manufactured by Australian Est. 4, JBS PTY Limited
  • 55 pound boxes containing “Beef Lips” Manufactured by Australian Est. 170, JBS PTY Limited
  • 55 pound boxes containing “Beef Lips” Manufactured by Australian Est. 235, JBS PTY Limited
  • 55 pound boxes containing “Beef Lips” Manufactured by Australian Est. 517, JBS PTY Limited
The problem was discovered during routine FSIS surveillance activities of imported products.
FSIS and the company have received no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Maria Fortuna, Logistics Director, at (416) 363-7070 ext. 265 or mfortuna@bassettwalkerinc.com.






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