ODA issues public health alert for exotic meat, seafood products

| December 21, 2017

REYNOLDSBURG – The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is issuing a public health alert for an undetermined amount of various exotic meat and seafood jerky products produced by Katie’s Snack Foods LLC, located at 4094 Anson Drive, Hilliard, OH 43026. Consumers should be aware that the products were produced outside ODA protocols for such products and supporting documentation for safe production could not be established.

Products subject to this alert include:

  • Alligator Jerky Original
  • Alligator Jerky Cajun Spicy
  • Bison Jerky Original
  • Bison Jerky Half Heat
  • Bison Jerky Garlic Spicy
  • Elk Jerky
  • Elk Jerky Spicy
  • Venison Jerky Original
  • Venison Jerky Teriyaki
  • Venison Jerky Spicy

Labels include the Katie’s Snack Foods, LLC label and were packaged in 1.7 ounce packages with various product codes.

Products subject to this alert were distributed through the online outlet (www.katiesbeefjerky.com) and potentially other retail outlets.

ODA is encouraging anyone who is in possession of any items subject to this alert to discard them.

There have been no reports of illness involving products addressed in this alert. Individuals exhibiting signs or symptoms of foodborne illness are encouraged to contact a physician immediately. Consumers with questions about food safety can contact the ODA’s Division of Food Safety at 614‐728‐6250.

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