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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, FEB. 18, 2008

CONTACT:

Gary Gay, director
NCDA&CS Food Distribution Division
(919) 575-4490

Brian Long, director
NCDA&CS Public Affairs
(919) 733-4216

FACT SHEET: Westland/Hallmark Meat Co. recall

 

N.C. school systems that received affected product
  • Asheboro City Schools
  • Caldwell County Schools
  • Carteret County Schools
  • Chapel Hill/Carrboro City Schools
  • Charlotte/Mecklenburg County Schools
  • Cleveland County Schools
  • Davie County Schools
  • Duplin County Schools
  • Gaston County Schools
  • Granville County Schools
  • Greene County Schools
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Hickory Public Schools
  • Johnston County Schools
  • Lenoir County Schools
  • New Hanover County Schools
  • Onslow County Schools
  • Pitt County Schools
  • Randolph County Schools
  • Rowan-Salisbury Schools
  • Sampson County Schools
  • Surry County Schools
  • Wake County Public School System
  • Washington County Schools
  • Wayne County Schools

FACTS

  • No illnesses have been reported in relation to the affected product.
  • 126,000 pounds total delivered to these 25 school systems.
  • 104,000 pounds are still in storage.
  • NCDA&CS is waiting on the USDA to determine the protocol for destroying the affected product.
  • NCDA&CS is still investigating, but has NOT found evidence of any of the affected product entering the state through third-party processors or through restaurants.


FOR MORE INFORMATION:

 

 

 

NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division, Brian Long, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 733-4216; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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