Tennessee Firm Recalls Pork And Beef
Sold to Restaurants
Antioch, TN (SafetyAlerts)
- U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said
that Whitts Barbecue has recalled approximately 16,000 pounds of
ready-to-eat pork and beef barbecue products because of an undeclared
The products being recalled are cases containing:
5-lb. packages of "Whitts BARBECUE PORK BARBECUE with SAUCE Pit Cooked Over
Hickory Coals," and
5-lb. packages of "Whitts BARBECUE BEEF BARBECUE with SAUCE Pit Cooked Over
The products were produced between Jan. 2 and April 14, and each package
bears a date code between "1-2" and "4-14." The packages also bear the
establishment code "EST. 7302" inside the USDA seal of inspection.
The products were distributed to restaurants and delis in Tennessee.
"Diners who are allergic to whey may wish to ask if their meals contain
these products," said Dr. Garry L. McKee, FSIS administrator.
The problem was discovered through routine FSIS inspection.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall may contact Tony Pigue,
assistant general manager, Whitts Barbecue, at (615) 351-3407.