Recalls: Rastelli Bros., Simmons and Ezzo Sausage Co.

Recalls: Rastelli Bros., Simmons and Ezzo Sausage Co.

Rastelli Bros., Inc.

Rastelli Bros., Inc. has recalled 130,464 pounds of ground beef that might be contaminated with plastic. The US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service was alerted to the problem after receiving numerous complaints on their USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline.

The raw ground beef was sold under the name Nature’s Rancher 85% lean, 100% Grass-Fed Organic Ground Beef and Nature’s Rancher 93% lean, 100% Grass-Fed Organic Ground Beef. All products included in the recall have the mark EST. 7877-A on the USDA mark of inspection along with various case codes and use or freeze-by dates.

The packages of ground beef were sold in retail stores in Connecticut, Colorado, Illinois, Georgia and Maryland.

If you live in these states, be sure to check your refrigerators and freezers and either throw them away or return them to the place they were purchased from.

Simmons Prepared Foods

Simmons Prepared Foods has issued a recall of two million pounds of their poultry products out of concern that some of it may have pieces of metal in it.

The products include, but are not limited to ready-to-cook chicken wing sections, ready-to-cook chicken tenderloins, ready-to-cook boneless skinless chicken breast with rib meat and ready-to-cook chicken whole legs.

The chicken was produced from October 21 to November 4 and shipped to locations in Arkansas, Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, California, Oklahoma, Minnesota and Pennsylvania.

Ezzo Sausage Co

Ezzo Sausage Co. has recalled over 25,000 pounds of sliced pepperoni, sausage and chopped pepperoni. The recall comes after the Department of Agriculture Food and Safety Inspection Service tested some of the meat and found that it contained listeria monocytogenes.

The bags of meat were also sold under the names: Ezzo Brand Rouch Chopped Pepperoni, Ange’s Pizza Sausage, Creno’s Pizza Sliced Sausage, GiAntonio Brand Sausage, Josseppi’s Sliced Topper Pepperoni, Masset’s Portofino Pepperoni, Flyer’s Pizza & Subs and Pizza King Chopped Pepperoni.

Most of the meat was sold to restaurants and large institutions. If you or your business has one of the recalled products the company is asking that they are thrown away or returned.

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