Rancho Feeding Corporation processed diseased and unsound animals and carried out these activities without the benefit or full benefit of federal inspection. Thus, the products are adulterated, because they are unsound, unwholesome or otherwise are unfit for human food. FSIS has received no reports of illness due to consumption of these products.
Approximately 8,742,700 pounds of 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 following Rancho Feeding Corporation 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 products were produced Jan. 1, 2013 through Jan. 7, 2014 and shipped to distribution centers and retail establishments in California, Florida, Illinois and Texas.
What To Do:
Meat must be removed from commerce. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.
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