John Morrell and Co., a Cincinnati, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 210,606 pounds of ready-to-eat hot dog products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The beef franks items were produced on January 26, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:
14 oz. sealed film packages containing “Nathan’s SKINLESS 8 BEEF FRANKS,” with a Use By date of Aug. 19, 2017.
16 oz. sealed film packages containing “Curtis BEEF MASTER Beef Franks,” with a Use By date of June 15, 2017.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 296” on the side of the package. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
The problem was discovered after the establishment received three complaints of metal objects in the beef frank product packages. The establishment notified FSIS on May 19, 2017.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions or injury due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify theircustomers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
The peak of summer travel across our nation’s highways is about to begin. The Kansas Highway Patrol will be working additional hours from now, through June 4. This additional coverage comes thanks to funding from the Kansas Department of Transportation through the STEP (Special Traffic Enforcement Program) campaign, to help motorists reach their destinations safely.
“The Patrol is dedicated to helping save lives on Kansas highways. We will enforce the state’s seat belt and child safety seat laws, as a way to help prevent fatalities on our roads. One death is one too many,” said Colonel Mark Bruce, Superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol.
The STEP program allows officers to work overtime hours, providing extra manpower on the roads and focusing on areas such as occupant protection, enforcing impaired driving laws, enforcing the state’s texting laws, and other traffic safety issues. This year’s focus of the Memorial Day STEP campaign is, “Click It Or Ticket,” encouraging seat belt/child safety seat use for occupants of all ages.
Over the 2016 Memorial Day holiday reporting period for the Patrol (KHP stats only), troopers worked one fatal crash on Kansas’ roads, which was DUI-related. Patrol personnel arrested 25 people for impaired driving. Personnel also assisted 1,079 motorists who needed help on Kansas roads.
“Memorial Day is a celebration of the great men and women who have lost their lives serving this great country, and also marks the beginning of summer vacation season nationwide. The KHP and all of our law enforcement partners remind all Kansans to buckle up, every trip, every time,” said Lieutenant Adam Winters, Patrol public information officer. “We would also remind everyone to make plans in advance for a sober driver. Law enforcement will be out looking for those drivers who made the wrong decision to drink and drive.”
The Patrol wishes all of those traveling during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, and throughout the summer, safe travels. If you are in need of assistance on a Kansas highway, you can call KHP for assistance at *47 (*HP) or *582 (*KTA) for the Kansas Turnpike.
All-Community Water Fight has been changed to Thursday, May 25th. All other information remains the same.
Everyone is a winner at the Annual All-Community Water Fight so time to fill up your super-soakers and join the action. The Lindsborg Fire Department will be adding to the fun, along with a giant refill tank. The battle begins at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 25th in Swensson Park, located at the 400 block of N. Main St. Dry zones are provided for those who don't want to get wet.
Hot dogs and watermelon will be available. A freewill donation is encouraged to support the Brandon Rogers Scholarship Fund. The Lindsborg Firemen will also be collecting donations for the same cause. The water fight is a chance for the firemen to show off their skills and connect with the community.
This is the first of the Front Porch Friday events that will be occurring in Lindsborg throughout the summer, so stay tuned.
The McPherson Middle School will recognize its 8th graders on Wednesday May 24 at 9 a.m.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) will work with its broadcast partners to test the Kansas
In a unanimous decision this morning, the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) denied the petition for reconsideration
Jazzy Elite Electric Wheelchair with adjustable left arm, has all the hooks to attach to vehicle, excellent condition with charger and case $1300 -- 316-494-5212 in Hutch
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Pick Up Tool Box, white with one solid lid $35 -- 620-242-6276
1202 Eastmoor Drive IRIS - FREE --
McPherson Humane Society Fundraiser-See Kitties-Bring paper plates, paper towels, trash bags get discounts-Brown's Shoe Fit Co.-east side of 118 north main in McPherson-Buy Humane Society T-Shirts, Candles-get discounts on animal print shoes-until 8 pm tonight --
Lost and Found-tons of items from the last month and this past weekend-McPherson Police Department -- 620-245-1214 talk to Janie
Rod Iron Table and 4 Chairs-chairs rock-great condition-$75 -- 620-654-7434
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive-Today-Mail Carriers picking up food for the Food Bank- -- 620-241-1532
Blood Drive 8-1 at Trinity Lutheran Church Walk ins welcome or make an appt online with rapid pass redcrossblodd.org/rapidpass -- 800-RED-CROSS
2006 Kawaski Vulcan 900 Motorcycle- Road Ready, great shape $3500 Red -- 620-242-6037
2005 honda VTX 1300 Motorcycle 12k miles with saddle bags with drivers back rest $4200 obo -- 316-765-3543 in McPherson
VFW Auxillary Unit hosting the President of National Auxillary-11:30-May 19th Luncheon at the VFW on Taft, south of Kansas Avenue-Collette Bishop-Meet and Greet and convocation-learn about VFW -- 620-241-8388
Pony Rides-2-4 pm-$2 ride-benefit McPherson Saddle club-McPherson Saddle Club Arena by the 4-H Building on Woodside and Hickory --
Lost at overland and 30th, 17 year old buffalo bob was headed east of 250 st in mariuon, bob not real and but not tame either real big, -- 620-654-8664
Night of Unity and Worship tonight, Countryside Cov. 6p-8p --
If you like loads of offense, McPherson Stadium might be the place to be tonight.
McPherson High hosts Thomas More Prep of Hays in the Class 4-1A State Tournament quarterfinals at McPherson Stadium, with the opening whistle sounding at 6:00.... Read More