Colorado company recalls 90,000 pounds of meat after rodent discovery

Yauk's Specialty Meats of Windsor, Colo., is recalling an estimated 90,000 pounds of meat and poultry products that were produced under unsanitary conditions, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said. 

The USDA investigation began after safety inspectors discovered rodent activity in the production, storage and retail areas of the facility. 

The following products are subject to recall: 

  • "Colorado Best Beef” brand of various fresh, smoked and shelf-stable meat products.
  • “James Ranch” brand jerky and summer sausage. “Rocky Plains Meats” brand hams, bacon, raw and smoked sausage, jerky and raw poultry.
  • “John Long Farms” brand fresh and smoked pork products. “Horned Beef” brand jerky.
  • “Mile High Hungarian Sausage” brand fresh and smoked bacon and sausage.

The products were sold in Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. All products being recalled are packaged in retail-ready packaging of various sizes. Each package bears the establishment number “Est. 20309” or “P-20309” inside the USDA Mark of Inspection. The products were produced between April 1, 2013, and Dec. 5, 2013, and can be identified by four-digit Julian dates ranging between 3091 and 3339. 

No illnesses have been reported.