January 9, 2015

Pennsylvania Firm Recalls Beef Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Halal Beef products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains peanuts, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The Halal Beef Soujouk products were produced between November 13 and December 3, 2014. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels]

  • 16-oz. hoops of "YÖRÜK BRAND HALAL BEEF SOUJOUK DRIED BEEF SAUSAGE."
  • 16-oz. links of "YÖRÜK BRAND HALAL BEEF PARMAK SOUJOUK DRIED BEEF SAUSAGE."

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number "EST. 669" and were shipped to a distribution location in New Jersey.

The problem was discovered when The Daniel Weaver Company was notified by its spice supplier that the cumin in a spice mix used to formulate the sausage may have been contaminated with peanut allergens.

The full recall can be found at:  www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/wcm/connect/FSIS-Content/internet/main/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2015/recall-005-2015-release.

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