Washington Beef, a Toppenish, Washington firm, is recalling approximately 82,286 pounds of beef products that were produced under insanitary conditions, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.
The beef products may have been produced using non-potable water following testing by the Washington State Department of Health.
The beef products subject to recall were shipped in bulk for further processing and may have been sold under different retail brand names in the affected states.
The beef products were shipped for further processing by stores under the “St. Helen’s Beef” name. They are not available for retail sale under that name.
The beef products were distributed to wholesalers, processors and retail institutions in California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.