N.Y. firm recalls veal products due to possible E. coli contamination

August 13, 2013

United Processing LLC, New York Mills, N.Y., is recalling approximately 12,600 lbs of boneless veal products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, E. coli O145, and E. coli O45 the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) announced Aug. 9.

The following products are subject to FSIS recall: 60-lb boxes of boneless veal. The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “M- 27450” inside the USDA mark of inspection on a generic box label. The products were produced on June 17, 18, 24, 28, and 29, 2013, and then distributed to wholesalers in New York and California for further processing.

The FSIS became aware of the problem during inspection program personnel review. The firm sampled the product per their food safety program, and inadvertently shipped the product into commerce. FSIS and the company have received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products.

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