Congressional and Public Affairs
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2015 – Boyle’s Famous Corned Beef Co., a Kansas City, Mo. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of beef products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains hydrolyzed wheat protein, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.
The Beef Top Round was produced between Nov. 24, 2013 and Nov. 24, 2015. The following product is subject to recall: [View Label]
- Approximately 20-lb. cases containing “Boyle’s FAMOUS USDA CHOICE SEASONED-COOKED BEEF TOP ROUND.”
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. M-469” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The items were shipped to distributors in Iowa, Kansas and Missouri.
The problem was discovered by FSIS personnel while conducting allergen verification tasks. The inspector discovered that a seasoning pack containing hydrolyzed wheat protein was added into the product without listing wheat on the final product label.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and Media with questions about the recall can contact Gregg Ouverson, General Manager, at (816) 221-6284.