USDA Recall Report: June 2023

Meat, egg, and poultry recalls for the month.

Kristen Kazarian, Managing Editor

July 7, 2023

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USDA recalls June 2023
The Food Safety & Inspection Service division of USDA has announced 10 recalls for the month of June, including 4 for import violations.Image courtesy of takenobu / iStock / Getty Images Plus

During the month of June, 10 recalls were listed by the USDA's Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS). Most of the recalls were due to import violations and product contamination. 

All but 2 of the recall alerts were deemed High - Class I. Conagra Brands and Johnsonville were considered Low - Class II.

FSIS recall identification included:

  • Imported without reinspection ‒ 1

  • Mislabeled / unreported allergens ‒ 1

  • Import violation ‒ 4

  • Unfit for human consumption ‒ 1

  • Product contamination ‒ 3

Imported without reinspection

E.N.A. Meat Packing Inc., an importer in Paterson, NJ, is recalling approximately 39,947 lb. of frozen, raw lamb products that were imported without the benefit of import reinspection.

Mislabeled / unreported allergens

J.T.M. Provisions Co., Harrison, OH, is recalling approximately 200 lb of ready-to-eat chili topping product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product might contain beef taco filling, which contains soy, a known allergen, that is not declared on the product label.  

Import violation

  • Panamerican Foods LLC, a distributor and importer in Kearny, NJ, is recalling approximately 4,978 lb of the pork and beef bean stew products imported from an establishment in Brazil that is not eligible to export. 

  • BCI Foods Inc., an importer in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, CAN, is recalling approximately 13,561 lb of chicken noodle soup products under the brand Tasty Kitchen that were not presented for import reinspection into the US.

  • Distribuidora El Paisano Import, Providence, RI, is recalling around 1,715 lb of imported ready-to-eat pork rind product imported from Guatemala, a country ineligible to export meat products to the US. The product is 5.3 oz. (150g) foil pouch packages containing "TorTrix Con Chicharrón."

  • A recall is being reissued for DEKA Trading Corp. due to ineligible ready-to-eat Pork Rind products Imported from Guatemala due to added products and an increase of 2,151 lb which totals 20,981 lb of product. The recalled products include: 5.3 oz. (150g) foil pouch packages of “TorTrix Con Chicharrón,” and 2.8 oz. (80g) foil pouch packages of “Señorial Tortillitas Mix Con Chicharrones.”

Unfit for human consumption

House of Raeford, located in Nesmith, SC, is recalling approximately 76,961 lb of mini chicken corn dog products due to possible spoilage. It’s under Foster Farms brand mini corn dogs bite-sized chicken franks dipped in honey in a 1.83-lb resealable bag with lot codes 123114 and 223114 and best if used by date of 4/23/24.

Product contamination

  • Conagra Brands, Russellville, AR, is recalling around 2,717 lb of frozen beef shepherd’s pie products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically clear, flexible plastic. Produced on March 1, 2023, the affected product is 4.31-lb cases of “MC Beef Shepherd’s Pie” with lot code 5006306020, best by Feb. 24, 2024, and case code 2113100032, containing six 11.5 oz. carton packages of Marie Callender’s Beef Shepherd’s Pie with the same lot code and best by date. 

  • Johnsonville, Sheboygan Falls, WI, is recalling approximately 42,062 lb of ready-to-eat “Beddar with Cheddar” pork sausage links that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically very thin strands of black plastic fibers. The RTE pork sausage links were produced on Jan. 26, 2023. The product is 14-oz. vacuum-packed packages of “Johnsonville Beddar with Cheddar Smoked Sausage links made with 100% premium pork” with a best by 07/11/2023 and C35 code date.

  • A second recall has been announced for J.T.M. Provisions Co. on approximately 22,530 lb of frozen, ready-to-eat beef chili with beans products that might be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically white plastic. The product comes in a 30-lb. case of Chili with Beans containing six 5-lb boilable bags of “CP5309 Chili with Beans” with lot code 23058 printed on the bag, date of Feb. 27, 2023, and the same lot code printed on the case.

About the Author(s)

Kristen Kazarian

Managing Editor

Kristen Kazarian has been a writer and editor for more than three decades. She has worked at several consumer magazines and B2B publications in the fields of food and beverage, packaging, processing, women's interest, local news, health and nutrition, fashion and beauty, automotive, and computers.

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