USDA Recall Report: November 2023

Meat, egg, and poultry recalls for the month.

Kristen Kazarian, Managing Editor

December 5, 2023

3 Min Read
USDA recalls for November 2023
There were just 5 recalls for the month of November, with one health alert.Image courtesy of AHPhotoswpg / iStock / Getty Images Plus

The USDA Food Safety & Inspection Service recalled five products in the month of November. There were 11 in October with recalls growing in number since August.

Out of the five recalls, two were due to possible foreign matter contamination and three for misbranding and undeclared allergens. This month includes one restaurant with a recall.

Misbranding / Undeclared Allergens

  • Fairmont Foods Inc., Fairmont, MN, has recalled approximately 147,132 lb of frozen spaghetti loops with meat sauce entrée products due to the inclusion of egg, which is not declared on the label. The affected product includes its “7.25 oz tray-in-box meat sauce,” lot codes FF120722, FF011823, FF021623, FF032323, FF042623, FF071923, and FF081023 with best if used by date ranging from April 2024 to December 2024.

  • JX Restaurant Inc., Maryland Heights, MO, has recalled around 621 lb of fully cooked chicken due to the product containing sesame oil, an allergen not added on the label. The fully cooked chicken product was produced on various dates between Oct. 27 and Nov. 8, 2023. The affected product is its 16-oz. plastic trays containing “Sister Sister General Tso’s Chicken with Fried Rice” with lot codes 11/07/23, 11/11/23, 11/17/23, 11/18/23, and 11/19/23.

  • Pruski’s Market Inc., Adkins, TX, has a public health alert issued for various meat and poultry jerky products due to inclusion of soy, a known allergen, which was not included on the packaging label. The meat and poultry jerky items were produced on various dates from Sep. 21 through Nov. 9, 2023. Affected products include: 1.75-oz., 2.75-oz., and 8-oz. packages containing “Pruski’s Market Spicy Beef Jerky” and a “Sell By” date from 03/21/24 through 05/09/24; 1.75-oz., 2.75-oz., and 8-oz. packages containing “Pruski’s Market Beef Jerky” and a “Sell By” date from 03/21/24 through 05/09/24; 1.75-oz, 2.75-oz., and 8-oz. packages containing “Pruski’s Market Turkey Jerky” and a “Sell By” date from 03/21/24 through 05/09/24; 3-oz. packages containing “Hooser Custom Meats Beef Jerky Mesquite Smoked” and a “Sell By” date of 04/23/24; and packages purchased by weight at the retail counter, containing “Beef Jerky Regular,” “Spicy Beef Jerky,” or “Turkey Jerky” with Pack Date from 9/21/23 through 11/9/23. Some of the products have establishment number “EST.19908” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Texas. The other jerky items sold by various weight were purchased from the retail counter at Pruski’s Market in Texas and do not have the establishment number or the mark of inspection on the label.

Foreign Matter Contamination

  • Tyson Foods, Berryville, AR, has recalled around 29,819 lb of fully cooked, breaded, shaped chicken patty products due to the possibility of contamination with metal pieces. The affected patties were produced on Sept. 5, 2023. Impacted products include the 29-oz plastic bags containing “Tyson Fully Cooked Fun Nuggets Breaded Shaped Chicken Patties” with a best if used by date of Sept. 4, 2024, with lot codes 2483BRV0207, 2483BRV0208, 2483BRV0209, and 2483BRV0210.

  • Skyline Provisions Inc., Harvey, IL, is recalling approximately 5,620 lb of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with “a foreign object.” The object was not identified on the FSIS recall. These products are subject to the recall: 20-lb carton boxes with four packages of “Skyline Provisions Inc. Ground Beef 81/19” with Item # 000248 on the label. Also, 20-lb. carton boxes containing four packages of “Skyline Provisions Inc. Ground Beef 75/25” with item #000293 on the label. The products subject to recall include establishment number “EST. 19300” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutions in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Wisconsin.

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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