Do the Hot Pockets I Just Fed My Kids Have Diseased Meat In Them?

Hot Pockets Philly Steak & Cheese sandwiches might be connected with a USDA recall of 8.7 million pounds of beef.

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More than 8.7 million pounds of beef was recalled because diseased and unhealthy animals were used and without a complete federal inspection, the Huffington Post reported.

Rancho Feeding Company in Petaluma, Calif. recalled the beef because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection, the Food Safety and Inspection Service said. 

The meat was processed by Rancho Feeding Corp. between Jan. 1 2013 and Jan. 7 2014 and shipped to California, Florida and Illinois. 

Giant Food, LLC, stopped sales of several products as a result of the recall, including the Hot Pockets Philly Steak & Cheese.

The beef products all have the "EST. 527" in the USDA mark of inspection and a case code ending in 3 or 4, CNN reported.

Last month the company recalled more than 40,000 pounds of meat products produced on Jan. 8 that also didn't undergo a full inspection, the Huffington Post story said.

rubberband February 24, 2014 at 01:04 PM
So you are like the Aldous Huxley of food experimentation?
usmcboi March 02, 2014 at 11:28 AM
What about chopped bits of whale dick.
rubberband March 02, 2014 at 01:16 PM
It's bold..... Penis pocket? It's catchy but...
Jordan S. Zoot March 02, 2014 at 01:18 PM
Personally...I am still obsessed with Hershey Squirt Pockets....they taste like you know what.
rubberband March 02, 2014 at 01:51 PM


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