A massive recall of some local meat products… Jacob’s Quality Meats, of Defiance has issued a voluntary recall of some 430 pounds of shredded beef because it was produced without inspection and misbranded. Also included in the recall is approximately 45 pounds of sandwich spread, potentially labeled as ham salad. The sandwich spread contains eggs and milk, which are known allergens that are not declared on the product label. The products subject to recall include:
• Shredded Beef — Individual 5 pound containers and
• Sandwich Spread or Ham salad — Individual 5 pound containers.
The shredded beef product was produced between July 26, 2013 and June 10 of this year, and packaged with two different labels. Labels include the Jacob’s Quality Meats label with the facility’s establishment number 1015 inside the Ohio mark of inspection. The second recall involves a retail only label that does not bear the mark of inspection. The sandwich spread or ham salad was produced between December 10, 2014 and July 1st of this year, and was labeled with a retail only label that does not bear the mark of inspection. The products were sold at three businesses in the Defiance area:
• Newman’s Carry Out on Ralston Avenue
• White Pines Golf Course in Swanton
• Glen Park of Defiance
The recall does not include products sold through the retail store at Jacob’s Quality Meats in Defiance. Jacob’s Quality Meats says anyone who purchased the products should discard it or return it to the company. Those with questions should call (419) 782‑7831.