Valley International Cold Storage Acquisition, LLC, recalls frozen beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

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WASHINGTON, September 17, 2022 – Valley International Cold Storage Acquisition, LLC, a Harlingen, Texas facility, is recalling approximately 22,061 pounds of frozen beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the Safety Service announced today. and Food Inspection System (FSIS) of the United States Department of Agriculture. The product contains milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Frozen products are labeled as Korean-style beef, but contain chicken sausage and a pepper product, which contains milk. These items were manufactured on July 22, 2022. The following products are being recalled [view labels]:

  • 9.25 oz. cartons labeled “Healthy Choice POWER BOWLS Korean-Style Beef” with lot code “5246220320” and a “Best if used by” date of 04/18/2023.

The recalled products bear the establishment number “34622” on the end flap of the box. These items have been shipped to outlets nationwide.

The issue was discovered when the production facility notified FSIS that it had received consumer complaints that the Korean-style beef cartons contained a chicken product.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse effects due to the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about injury or illness should contact a health care provider.

FSIS is concerned that some products are in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are asked not to consume them. These products should be discarded or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS regularly conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify that recalling companies are notifying their customers of the recall and that steps are being taken to ensure that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall may contact the Conagra Consumer Care Line at 800-672-8152. Members of the media with questions about the recall may contact Daniel Hare, Senior Director of Communications, Conagra Brands, Inc., at 312-549-5355 or [email protected]

Consumers with questions about food safety can call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline toll-free at 888-MPHotline (888-674-6854) or chat live via Ask the USDA 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also view food safety messages on Ask the USDA or email a question to [email protected] For consumers who need to report a problem with a meat, poultry or egg product, the Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System is accessible 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/.

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