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Bacon Wrapped Beef Tenderloin – Meat Recall

In a nutshell: Bacon wrapped beef tenderloin is being recalled because the marinade contained milk and soy. The label did not mention milk and soy which could cause allergic reactions to people allergic to milk and soy.

 Chef’s Requested Foods, Inc., an Oklahoma City, Okla., company, is recalling approximately 8,910 pounds of bacon wrapped beef tenderloin products because they may contain undeclared allergens. The products were packaged with the wrong label not identifying that the bacon wrapped beef tenderloin includes a marinade containing soy and milk, known allergens.

The following products are subject to recall:

20-ounce boxes of “CHEF’S REQUESTED FOODS, 4 Thick Steaks, Bacon Wrapped Beef Medallions.” Each box bears the establishment number “EST. 5792” inside the USDA mark of inspection as well as a pack date of “0198A” or “0208A” printed on the side of the box.

The beef products were produced on Jan. 19 and 20, 2008, and were distributed to retail establishments in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.

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

Consumers with questions about the meat recall should contact company Senior Vice President of Sales Wes Mainord at (405) 239-2610 ext. 112.

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