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Rangeland Foods Withdraws Frozen Burger Products Due to the Presence of Equine DNA.

Thursday, 14 February 2013

Summary
Category 1:

For Action

Alert Notification:

2013.03

Product:

Rangeland Foods Frozen Burgers

Batch Code:

Various Product Names

Country Of Origin:

Ireland

Message:

The FSAI has been informed by Rangeland Foods that it is withdrawing some batches of frozen burger products from customers which contained beef supplied from Poland and have been found to contain equine DNA between 5% and 30% relative to bovine DNA. These burgers have been supplied to the catering and wholesale sectors and are therefore not on sale directly to the consumer.Rangeland Foods has informed its customers of the withdrawal.

Action Required:

Inspectors:

No action is required, but please notify the FSAI (rapidalert@fsai.ie) of any concerns.

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Food businesses are requested to remove the implicated batches of Rangeland Foods frozen burgers from sale. Food businesses who may have frozen burgers from other suppliers should check with their supplier if they were supplied by Rangeland Foods.






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