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Recall Notification Report 036-98
October 29, 1998

Recall Notification Report

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
FOOD SAFETY AND INSPECTION SERVICE

Product(s) Recalled: "Land O’Frost SMOKED BEEF STRIPS, Chopped – Pressed – Cooked"; for institutional use only; keep refrigerated; may be frozen
Production Dates/Identifying Codes: Produced July 30, 1998; lot number 8211
Problem/Reason for Recall: Listeria monocytogenes
How/When Discovered: Plant was alerted by a customer who found Listeria contamination; plant sampled product from same lot, and found it positive for Listeria monocytogenes.
Federal Establishment: Est. 500A, Land O’Frost of Ark, Inc., Searcy, Ark.
Corporate Contact: Bill Marion, V.P. for Operations, 501-268-2473
Quantity Recalled: 3,600 pounds
Distribution: Distributed to food service in Iowa, Indiana, and Illinois
Recall Classification: Class 1
Recall Notification Level: To user level
Press Release: None; not identifiable by consumers
Direct Notification Means: Company contacting distributors
FSIS Followup Activities: Effectiveness checks
Other Agencies Involved: None
FSIS Contacts:
  • Compliance/Recall Coordinator: 202-418-8872
  • Emergency Response: 202-501-7521
  • Media Inquiries: 202-720-3897
  • Congressional Inquiries: 202-720-3897
  • Consumer Inquiries: 1-800-535-4555
Date of Recall Meeting: October 29, 1998
Recall Case Number: EP-036-98