Indiana Firm Recalls Barbecue Beef, Pork and Chicken Products

WASHINGTON–(ENEWSPF)–May 6, 2011 – Butterfield Foods, a Noblesville, Ind., establishment is recalling approximately 285,100 pounds of barbecue beef, pork and chicken products because they contain an undeclared allergen, soy, which is not declared on the label.

The products subject to recall include: [View Label (PDF Only)]

  • Two five lb. cases (Net Wt. 10 lbs.) of “BUTTERFIELD FOODS TEXAS STYLE BBQ SAUCE WITH PORK” with a case code of “05002205.”
  • Two five lb. tubs (Net Wt. 10 lbs.) of “AMISH CLASSIC TEXAS STYLE BBQ PORK” with a case code of “05002205AC.”
  • Two five lb. cases (Net Wt. 10 lbs) of “BUTTERFIELD FOODS TEXAS STYLE BBQ SAUCE WITH PORK” with a case code of “05002816.”
  • Two five lb. cases (Net Wt. 10 lbs.) of “BUTTERFIELD FOODS TEXAS STYLE BBQ SAUCE WITH BEEF” with a case code of “01007205.”
  • Two five lb. tubs (Net Wt. 10 lbs.) of “AMISH CLASSIC TEXAS STYLE BBQ SAUCE WITH BEEF” with a case code of “01007205AC.”
  • Eight one lb. cases (Net Wt. 8 lbs.) of “BUTTERFIELD FOODS TEXAS STYLE BBQ SAUCE WITH BEEF” with a case code of “01007816.”
  • Two five lb. cases (Net Wt. 10 lbs.) of “BUTTERFIELD FOODS TEXAS STYLE BBQ SAUCE WITH CHICKEN” with a case code of “02011205.”
  • Two five lb. tubs (Net Wt. 10 lbs.) of “AMISH CLASSIC TEXAS STYLE BBQ SAUCE WITH CHICKEN” with a case code of “0211205AC.”
  • Eight one lb. cases (Net Wt. 8 lbs.) of “BUTTERFIELD FOODS TEXAS STYLE BBQ SAUCE WITH CHICKEN” with a case code of “02011816.”
  • Five lb. aluminum trays of “BUTTERFIELD FOODS CASINO RIB FINGERS IN SAUCE” with a case code of “05082206.”

Each case bears the establishment number “P-6945” or “EST. 6945” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were produced between April 2, 2010 and May 5, 2011 and were distributed to retail establishments and restaurants in Indiana.

The problem was discovered by FSIS during a cross-referencing of labels as part of label verification by Agency inspection personnel. The problem occurred as a result of a change in product formulation by the company. 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.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks (including at restaurants) to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and to ensure that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact the company’s quality assurance manager, Jonathan Warren, at (317) 776-4775, ext. 20. Media inquiries should be directed to the company’s president, Frank Violi, at (317) 776-4775, ext. 16.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.

Source: usda.gov