Yauk’s Specialty Meats of Windsor, Colo. is expanding its recall to include an undetermined amount of various meat and poultry products that were produced under insanitary conditions, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). This is an expansion of a recall of 90,000 pounds of various meat and poultry products announced Dec. 9, 2013.
The recalled products have the brand names: Four Sisters Farm, Heart Rock Bison, High Point Bison, Luc’s Pizza, Mountain States Poultry & Meats, Open A Bar 2, Rocky Plains Quality Meats, Schmidt’s Bakery & Deli, Wag’s Livestock, Wayne’s Specialty Meats, Windsor Dairy, Wyoming Pure Beef and Yauk’s Specialty Meats. And they bear the establishment number “Est. 20309” or “P-20309” inside the USDA Mark of Inspection. Products with other establishment numbers are not included in this recall.
The following products were recalled Dec. 9: Colorado’s Best Beef brand various fresh, smoked and shelf-stable meat products; James Ranch brand jerky and summer sausage; Rocky Plains Meats brand hams, bacon, raw and smoked sausage, jerky and raw poultry; Long Family Farms brand fresh and smoked pork products; Horned Beef brand jerky; and Mile High Hungarian Sausage brand fresh and smoked bacon and sausage.
The recalled products were produced between April 1, 2013, and Dec. 5, 2013 and can have four-digit Julian dates ranging between 3091 and 3339. The products were sold at the wholesale and retail level in Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
The recalls were initiated after FSIS inspectors discovered that products were being produced under insanitary conditions, including rodent activity in the production, storage and retail areas of the property. FSIS has suspended operations at the company while the investigation continues. There have been no reports of illness due to consumption of these products. Anyone who ate the products and is ill should contact a healthcare provider.