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Food Recall Warning - Various Tillamook Country Smoker brand beef jerky products recalled

Recall date:
February 17, 2014
Reason for recall:
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Crown Star Food Distributors Ltd., Wallace & Carey Ltd.
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:
8625, 8626

Recall details

Ottawa, February 17, 2014 - Crown Star Food Distributors Ltd. and Wallace & Carey Ltd., are recalling various Tillamook Country Smoker brand beef  jerky products from the marketplace because they are believed to pose a risk. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The recall was initiated by Tillamook Country Smoker, Bay City, OR, USA. The manufacturer used some of the beef products which were recalled by Rancho Feeding Corporation, Petalama, California, USA on February 8, 2014 "because it processed diseased and unsound animals and carried out these activities without the benefit or full benefit of federal inspection". Therefore, these products are considered unsound, unwholesome or otherwise unfit for human consumption.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Tillamook Country Smoker Teriyaki Beef Jerky 75 count (various weights) 12053, 22053 0 51943 25080 9
Tillamook Country Smoker Loonies Beef Jerky 80 count (various weights) 11443, 21443, 11573, 21573 051943 47941 5

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.


This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other products are recalled the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.


There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

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