Old World Meats, a Duluth, Minn., establishment is recalling approximately 83 pounds of individually packaged hot and teriyaki-flavored red meat jerky products because they contain soy, wheat and milk that are not noted on the label. Soy, wheat and milk are known allergens.

The products subject to recall include: [View Labels]
  • 1.5-lb. cases of "Old World Meats ORIGINAL FLAVOR BEEF STICKS HOT" with each box containing 24 individual 1 oz. packages.
  • 1.5-lb. cases of "Old World Meats ORIGINAL FLAVOR BEEF STICKS TERIYAKI SNACK STICKS" with each box containing 24 individual 1 oz. packages
Individual packages bear the establishment number "EST. 3448" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The hot-flavored product label would also contain the code number 3022011 printed on the lower portion. The teriyaki-flavored product label would contain one of the following code numbers: 2172011, 3032011 or 3092011 printed on the lower portion. The products were produced on one of the following dates: Feb. 16, March 2, March 3 or March 8, 2011, and shipped to two distributors in the greater Duluth area.

The problem was discovered by an FSIS inspector during a label review at the establishment and may have occurred because of a change in ingredients at the establishment. FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

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