Beef Stick Recall Affects Texarkana Area Tractor Supply and Walmart
Abbyland Foods has recalled almost 15,000 pounds of beef sticks due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The product contains milk (cheese), a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The smoked beef sticks, labeled as "Iowa Smokehouse Original Smoked Beef Sticks", were produced between Nov. 15 and Nov. 17, 2021.
Sold locally at Walmart and Tractor Supply these 2-lb. clear plastic packages of beef sticks have sell-by dates of 11/15/2022 or 11/17/2022 on the label. The products subject to recall have establishment number 1633B on the package below the sell-by date. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
The problem was apparently discovered when they received consumer complaints of cheese in the product.
So far there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers pantries or refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
If you have any questions or concerns and would like to read more about this recall, you will find it on the FSIS website.