The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Services has declared a recall for 270 pounds of ready-to-eat “beef stick” snack products. The affected foods were released by the Family Traditions Meat Company from Ackley, Iowa, in stores across the Midwest.

The issue necessitating a recall was the lack of proper declaration of allergen information on the packaging. The sticks include milk as an ingredient but the labels do not mention this fact.

The affected products were manufactured on Nov. 14, Dec. 3, and Jan. 6, and have a six-month shelf life. According to the USDA, they were shipped to stores in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

The products included in this recall were sold in three- and six-ounce vacuum-sealed packages and branded as “Arcadia Meats Smoked Beef Sticks Original.”

No negative reactions have been reported as a result of consuming the recalled products.

The recalls sticks can be identified by there establishment number “EST. 46538” or the lot numbers 31819, 33719, and 00620.

Anyone with further questions about this recall can contact Family Traditions at (641) 847-8116.

U.S. Food Safety
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