SPRINGFIELD - Approximately 216 pounds of ground beef products that were not inspected prior to sale have been recalled by Morgan's Meat Market. Under state and federal regulations, meat products produced without inspection are considered unfit for human consumption and are required to be recalled.
The Illinois Department of Agriculture discovered the potential health hazard during an ongoing investigation. The department has not received any reports of illness due to the consumption of these products.
Products subject to recall were sold at one retail location in Effingham, Illinois. The recalled product has the establishment number "EST. 516" is inside the Illinois Mark of Inspection, and the following package information:
2 lb. containers labeled "Ground Beef" with production dates of DEC 02 2013 and DEC 31 2013
2 lb. plastic bags labeled "Smokey's Bacon & Cheddar Fluffy Burgers" with production dates of DEC 02 2013; DEC 31 2013; FEB 18 2014; MAR 31 2014; APR 01 2014 and APR 28 2014