WASHINGTON, May 17 (UPI) — The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall of approximately 87,000 pounds of imported beef products due to possible contamination.
Officials said Sampco Inc. of Chicago recalled the Brazilian beef products because they might contain the animal drug Ivermectin, a broad-spectrum anti-parasitic used as a de-worming agent in live animals.
Included in the recall are 12-ounce cans of Libby’s Corned Beef distributed nationwide with production codes “100222 U,” “100219 U” or “100224 U.” Also being recalled are 35-pound boxes of seasoned cooked beef distributed for further processing.
Consumers and media organizations with questions can contact the company at 800-685-6328.
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