Thrive Foods Recalls Assorted Meat And Poultry Products Produced Without Inspection

Recall Release CLASS II RECALL
FSIS-RC-062-2009 HEALTH RISK: LOW

Congressional and Public Affairs
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Adrian Gianforti

Thrive Foods, a Lindon, Utah, establishment, is recalling approximately 3,790 pounds of assorted meat and poultry products because they were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The following product is subject to recall: [View Label PDF Only]
17-ounce cans of “THRIVE PREMIUM FREEZE DRIED Diced Roast Beef.” Each product bears the establishment number “39967” inside the USDA mark of inspection. 28.8-ounce cans of “THRIVE PREMIUM FREEZE DRIED Sausage Crumbles.” Each product bears the establishment number “39967” inside the USDA mark of inspection. 20-ounce cans of “THRIVE PREMIUM FREEZE DRIED Diced Turkey.” Each product bears the establishment number “39967” or “P-39967″ inside the USDA mark of inspection. 17-ounce cans of “THRIVE PREMIUM FREEZE DRIED Chopped Chicken.” Each product bears the establishment number “39967” or “P-39967 inside the USDA mark of inspection. 29-ounce cans of “THRIVE PREMIUM FREEZE DRIED Ground Beef.” Each product bears the establishment number “39967” or “P-39967″ inside the USDA mark of inspection. 1.25 lb. cans of “THRIVE PREMIUM FREEZE DRIED Diced Ham.” Each product bears the establishment number “39967” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
The meat and poultry products were produced on October 12, 2009, October 19, 2009 and October 21, 2009. All products were packaged as assortment packs with six cans in each case. The “PREMIUM PACK” case contains “Diced Roast Beef” (2), “Chopped Chicken” (2), and “Ground Beef” (2) products. The “DELUXE PACK” case contains “Diced Roast Beef” (1), “Sausage Crumbles” (1), “Diced Turkey” (1), “Chopped Chicken” (1), “Ground Beef” (1), and “Diced Ham” (1) products. The products were distributed to wholesale and retail stores in the State of Utah and through Internet sales. If available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/FSIS_Recalls/ Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp

The problem was discovered by FSIS. FSIS has received no reports of illness due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a physician.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumer and media questions regarding the recall should be directed to the company President, Bryan Kindred, at (801) 642-0903.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.

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