Beef Jerky Products Recalled, Pottstown Store Reports

POTTSTOWN PA – A food item, branded as “Righteous Felon Beef Jerky” and sold in a variety of packaged formats from March 28 through Thursday (June 23, 2022), has been recalled because may be contaminated with mold. The announcement came Friday (June 24) from K&T Emporium, 10 S. Hanover St., which acknowledged it was among retailers selling the product.

Varieties of the product being recalled are labeled as “Victorious B.I.G.,” “Bourbon Franklin,” “Voodoo Chile,” “Truffle-O Soldier,” “Maryland Monroe,” “Baby Blues BBQ,” “Habanero Escobar,” and “OG Hickory.”

“Consumer safety is our company’s top priority,” K&T Emporium co-owner Trevor Waldspurger said. “We are actively working with the manufacturer to resolve this situation, and have removed the products from the store … We urge consumers to take this recall seriously, and return recalled products to K&T Emporium for a full refund, or discard the product.”

He pledged the company “will take aggressive steps to prevent this from happening again.”

Waldspurger further suggested purchasers contact their health care provider for advice, or call 9-1-1, and seek medical attention if necessary. They’re also being asked to report all illnesses, as well as images of the product if available, by e-mail to

The Washington DC-based North American Meat Institute website, he recommended, was a potential source of related information helpful to consumers. “When consuming any product,” Waldspurger reminded consumers, “follow the advice included in the safety handling labels” of all food products.

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