126 pound of beef jerky recalled
Whittington’s Jerky Inc., a Johnson City, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 126 pounds of beef jerky products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.
The products subject to recall include 2- and 4-ounce packages of "Whittington's Original Beef Jerky." Each package bears the establishment number "EST. 21257" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The product was produced on Oct. 31, 2011 and distributed to convenience stores in West Texas and at the company’s retail operation.
The problem was discovered by FSIS as a result of routine testing by the Agency. FSIS determined the product was shipped by the firm before testing results were confirmed. FSIS and the company have received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products.