Recall Alerts: Beef recalled over wood-trace concerns

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A Minnesota company is recalling over 89,000 pounds of beef after it was discovered the meat may be contaminated with wood.
According to a United States Department of Agriculture release, Huisken Meat Company of Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, recalled the meat, which was produced between Nov. 19 and Dec. 9.
Included in the recall are 2-pound boxes containing six pieces of “Sam’s Choice Black Angus Beef Patties with 19 percent Vidalia Onion” with use-by dates of May 17, May 29 and June 6, 2016.
The products were shipped to retailers nationwide, and bear establishment number “EST. 394A.”
The wood material originated with an incoming ingredient and was discovered during production of the food, the USDA release said.
There have been no confirmed reports of sickness from the consumption of the product.
Consumers who purchased the products should throw them away or return them to the place of purchase.

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