89K Pounds Of Beef Recalled For Potential Wood Contamination

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Monday the recall of 89,000 pounds of beef from a Minnesota meat company after discovering it may be contaminated with wood.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Monday the recall of 89,000 pounds of beef from a Minnesota meat company after discovering it may be contaminated with wood. 

Sauk Rapids' Huisken Meat Company said the wood was found during production and came with an incoming ingredient. The Sam's Choice Black Angus Vidalia Onion products were made between Nov. 19 and Dec. 9. The recall affects 2-pound boxes of the beef patties with use-by dates of May 17, May 29 and June 6, 2016. The product was shipped nationwide. 

No illnesses have been reported, and consumers are encouraged to throw away or return the products. 

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