Jensen to withdraw product due to vendor not adhering to the benefit of full Federal inspection

San Diego, Calif. (Feb 14, 2014) - Jensen Meat Company, Inc., as a "Consignee" is implementing a third party voluntary recall in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Jensen Meat Company has been advised by Rancho Feeding Corporation that raw materials used in whole or in part pursuant to the voluntary recall notification must be removed from commerce in accordance with FSIS directive 8080.1 revision 7.

"In the 56 year history of Jensen Meat Company, we have never experienced or been involved in initiating any type of product recall, said Abel Olivera Chief Operating Officer of Jensen Meats. We hold quality and food safety as paramount to everything that we do at Jensen and we expect the same from our vendors. We will not deviate from this commitment."

The voluntary recall action is not related to any contamination, and there has been no report of illness associated with consumption of these products according to the USDA. Nevertheless, Jensen has ceased all direct and indirect business relations with the material supplier in question.

Jensen has notified and requested the withdrawal of the affected products to the following food retailer 

and distributors in 16 states:

States: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New 

Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, Wyoming.


UPC Code #

Best By Date

Establishment #

Fatburger 21b. box




Great Value 85/15 (31b bag)


10/07/2014 & Prior


Great Value 80/20 (31b bag)




For more information about the campaign consumers or health department officials may contact Jensen Meats Consumer hotline at 1-855-558-6400 or Interested parties may also contact Scott Parks of Rancho Feeding Corporation directly at 1-707-762-6651.

About Jensen Meat:

Jensen Meat is a privately owned and operated manufacturer of premium quality fresh and frozen ground beef patties. With more than 56 years of quality to its claim, Jensen is a leader in frozen beef patty production in the Western United States.