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  • Mesa County Public Health has been made aware of two foods being recalled that could have been distributed in Mesa County.
  • If you have any of the below products, do not eat them. Throw them away or return them to where you bought them.
  • Clean and sanitize any utensils, dishes, or surfaces in your kitchen that have come into contact with these recalled products. Find more info about how to clean and sanitize here.

Canned roast beef with gravy products

An example of one of the recalled products. Look at all of the canned roast beef food labels here.

  • Canned roast beef in gravy recall involving more than 525 thousand pounds of canned roast beef gravy products was announced by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 
  • The gravy may be contaminated with unsafe levels of lead, due to a spice mix used from an outside supplier. 
  • There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
  • The canned roast beef with gravy product items were produced and sold under many different brands, including the Kroger brand (known locally as City Market). 
  • The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 31812” on the can. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.                  
  • Consumers with food safety questions about canned roast beef products can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday.  

Seafood products found in fresh grocery store cases

  • Multiple seafood products that were distributed from May 2021 to October 7, 2021 to restaurants and Albertsons, Safeway, and Sprouts supermarkets in Colorado have been recalled for a food safety issue.
  • The recalled products have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella illness.
  • The supplier of these products is Northeast Seafood from Denver, CO. 
  • The recalled items would have been sold out of the grocery stores’ fresh seafood cases and include:
    • Haddock
    • Monkfish
    • Bone-in Trout
    • Grouper
    • Red Snapper
    • Red Rock Cod
    • Ocean Perch
    • Pacific Cod
    • Halibut
    • Coho Salmon
    • Atlantic Salmon Portions
    • Lane Snapper
    • Tilapia
    • All Natural Salmon Fillet
    • Pacific Sole
    • Farm Raised Striped Bass.
  • The production area of their facility has been temporarily shut down. More information can be found here.
  • Consumers questions about the recalled seafood products can direct their questions to the company at 303-373-2226.
  • Consumers with symptoms of Salmonella, like diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps, should call their doctor. You may also contact the Mesa County Public Health disease reporting line at 970-254-4120.