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Petaluma-Based Rancho Feeding Corp. Recalls 8.7M Pounds of Beef

The products were produced Jan. 1, 2013 through Jan. 7, 2014 and shipped to distribution centers and retail establishments in California, Florida, Illinois and Texas.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

A local slaughterhouse has recalled more than 8.7 million pounds of beef.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service reported Saturday that Petaluma-based Rancho Feeding Corp. recalled the meat because it reportedly came from "processed diseased and unsound animals and carried out these activities without the benefit or full benefit of federal inspection."

The following Rancho Feeding Corp. products are subject to recall:

  • "Beef Carcasses” (wholesale and custom sales only)
  • 2 per box "Beef (Market) Heads" (retail only)
  • 4-gallons per box "Beef Blood" (wholesale only)
  • 20-lb. boxes of “Beef Oxtail”
  • 30-lb. boxes of “Beef Cheeks”
  • 30-lb. boxes of " Beef Lips"
  • 30-lb. boxes of "Beef Omasum"
  • 30-lb. boxes of "Beef Tripas"
  • 30-lb. boxes of "Mountain Oysters"
  • 30-lb. boxes of "Sweet Breads”
  • 30- and 60-lb. boxes of “Beef Liver”
  • 30- and 60-lb. boxes of “Beef Tripe”
  • 30- and 60-lb. boxes of “Beef Tongue”
  • 30- and 60-lb. boxes of "Veal Cuts"
  • 40-lb. boxes of "Veal Bones"
  • 50-lb. boxes of “Beef Feet”
  • 50-lb. boxes of “Beef Hearts”
  • 60-lb. boxes of "Veal Trim"

The recall notice further explains: Beef carcasses and boxes bear the establishment number "EST. 527" inside the USDA mark of inspection. Each box bears the case code number ending in “3” or “4.” The products were produced Jan. 1, 2013 through Jan. 7, 2014 and shipped to distribution centers and retail establishments in California, Florida, Illinois and Texas."

There has been no reports of illness due to consumption of these products. 

Autumn Johnson (Editor) March 18, 2014 at 02:16 PM
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