Agriculture Department’s Inspection Unit Announces Recall Of Frozen Beef And Chicken Empanadas Due To False Inspection Labels And Other Related Violations
Frozen beef and chicken empanadas made by SAS Foods are being recalled by the authorities after it was discovered that they were made without an inspection conducted by federal officials and were even labeled with a false inspection label.
SAS Foods Frozen Beef & Chicken Empanadas Recall Ordered By Officials
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) unit of the United States (U.S.) Department of Agriculture has announced the latest news after it allegedly received a confidential report that caused it to launch an investigation that uncovered the truth.
According to estimates, it is believed that more than 3,000 pounds of frozen beef and chicken empanadas produced by SAS Foods or SAS Foods Enterprises Inc. are a part of the latest recall.
Because of the way they were manufactured, the recalled products are being pulled out of the market due to safety concerns. Luckily, there were no reports of illness caused by consuming the recalled products as of writing per the authorities.
In addition, FSIS officials have warned consumers to check out if they own any of the recalled items and throw them right away. They also advised individuals to return the recalled products back to their store of purchase.
More Details About The Recall
Consider The Consumer has listed down some useful information below to give you more insight regarding this latest recall.
- The products being recalled were made by SAS Foods between the dates of the 1st of January 2020 and the 11th of September 2021;
- The frozen beef and chicken empanadas were cooked during manufacturing and were fully frozen;
- Details such as the labels ‘SAS Food EMPANADAS DE CARNE BEEF PATTIES’ and ‘SAS Food EMPANADAS DE POLLO CHICKEN PATTIES’ are indicated in the clear plastic packaging or 1lb zip lock bags the recalled frozen beef and chicken empanadas are packaged in;
- Consumers from Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota are implored by the authorities to check out their freezers if they have bought any of the recalled items for they were originally distributed and sold in their states.
Editor’s Note on SAS Foods Beef & Chicken Empanadas Recall:
This report informs you of the recall order involving thousands of frozen food items made and sold by SAS Foods that allegedly did not go through official inspection and were packed with fake inspection labels. You might also be interested in the BIB Carrot Cake recall.
Jurisdiction: The Food Safety and Inspection Service unit of the United States (U.S.) Department of Agriculture
Products/Services Involved: Frozen beef and chicken empanadas sold in 1lb packaging by SAS Foods
Allegation(s): The frozen beef and chicken empanadas produced by SAS Foods were made with no federal inspections. Also, it is said that the products were packaged with fake inspection labels.
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