AA Meat Products Meat, Poultry, Duck, and Pork Recalls
|Date:||February 15, 2012|
|Updated:||March 16, 2012|
|What:||AA Meat Products meat, poultry, duck, and pork products|
|Why:||Not inspected; Unapproved food additive|
|Scope:||Alaska, California, Colorado, Illinois, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Washington|
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that AA Meat Products Corporation, a Maywood, California establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of meat, poultry, duck, and pork products because they may have been produced without the benefit of federal inspection.
The following products are subject to recall:
30 pound and 22 pound cases of the following products produced between January 11, 2011, and February 8, 2012:
- AA Scalded Beef Omasum Tripe
- AA Honeycomb Beef Tripe
- AA Scalded Beef Tripe Menudo De Vovino
- AA Beef Omasum Tripe
- AA Beef Tripe
Various weights of the following products produced between March 5, 2011, and February 8, 2012:
- Pork chops
- Beef short ribs
- Beef tongues
- Boneless beef shank
- Boneless beef ribeye lipon
- Boneless beef short plate
- Boneless beef strip loin
- Beef fat
10 pound bags of the following products produced between April 7, 2011, and February 8, 2012:
- Chicken feet
- Duck feet
- Pork uteri
Additionally, the pork uteri, chicken feet and duck feet products may have been produced using sodium percarbonate, a food additive, which is not approved for use in these specific products.
Case labels or packaging may bear the establishment numbers "EST. 21492," "P-21492" or "EST. 21492A" in the USDA mark of inspection or "EST. 21492" simply ink-jetted on the case label. The products were sold in California, Colorado, Illinois, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. The problem was discovered during an on-going investigation by FSIS.
[Updated March 16, 2012:] FSIS has reason to believe this list (click here to view the list, PDF only) of retail locations received various meat, poultry, duck, and pork products from AA Meat Products Corporation. This list may not include all retail locations that received the recalled product or may include retail locations that did not actually receive it. In addition, consumers should check meat or poultry products in their possession to see if they have been recalled.
FSIS has received no reports of illness due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.
Consumer with questions regarding the recall can contact Johnny Wu, a company representative, at (626) 376-2819.
Consumers with questions about food safety can Ask Heidi, a certified food safety professional.