PETALUMA (CBS/AP) — A Northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products because it processed diseased animals without a full federal inspection.
That’s a whole year’s worth of meat processed by Petaluma-based Rancho Feeding Corp.READ MORE: Atmospheric River Whipped Winds Roar Through Bay Area; Toppling Dozens Of Drought-Weakened Trees
The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service said Saturday that without the full inspection, the recalled products are unfit for human consumption.
They were processed from Jan. 1, 2013, through Jan. 7, 2014, and shipped to distribution centers and retail stores in California, Florida, Illinois and Texas. They include beef carcasses, oxtail, liver, cheeks, tripe and tongue.UPDATE: Atmospheric River Crashes Onshore; Driving Rains, Gusty Winds, Flash Flood Fears
The company recalled more than 40,000 pounds of meat products produced on Jan. 8 that also didn’t undergo a full inspection.
A call to the company went unanswered.
There have been no reports of illnesses.MORE NEWS: Atmospheric River: PG&E Crews Respond to Widespread North Bay Outages
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