Givaudon Recalls 4,000 lbs. of Beef Tallow
World’s largest fragrance and flavor maker, Givaudon, failed to present beef for inspection, resulting in a massive recall.
About the Givaudon Recall
Close to 4,000 pounds of beef tallow products are being recalled after not going through inspection at the U.S. point of entry, according to the FOX News.
The beef tallow product is used to create powdered beef flavor. The manufacturer responsible for the product is York Food Pty Ltd based out of Australia.
The products were imported through the U.S. and distributed to locations such as Ohio and Texas. While no adverse events have been reported, the USDA is unable to assure the safety of the product.
Foodborne Disease Outbreak Statistics
The following information was provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
- Every year, roughly 48 million people get sick after eating contaminated food. That averages to one in every six people.
- Between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2010, public health departments recorded 1,184 foodborne illness-related hospitalizations and 23 foodborne illness-related deaths.
- 22 of the 23 deaths were linked to bacteria and one was lined to norovirus.