US: Firm recalls additional pork products
Westlake Foods, a Santa Ana, California, establishment, is recalling a total of approximately 69,123 pounds of cured pork products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
Recall 046-2013 is being expanded to include the following products: [Labels (PDF Only]
• 12-lb. blocks of “PATE GAN TAY HO LIVERWURST SPREAD” (UPC 9136123321) distributed in cases for restaurant and wholesale use nationwide.
• 6-oz. cups of “PATE GAN TAY HO LIVERWURST SPREAD” (UPC 9136123411) distributed at retail, restaurants and wholesale locations nationwide.
The following products were named in the August 23, 2013 recall release:
• 11-lb. to 13-lb. cases of “Tay Ho Cured Pork Artificially Colored” (JAMBON) (UPC 9136123351). This product was distributed for institutional use nationwide.
• 13-oz or 14-oz.(REGARDLESS OF WEIGHT) packages of “Tay Ho Cured Pork Sausage With Pork Ears And Snouts” (UPC 9136123346). This product was distributed for retail sales nationwide.
• 11-lb. to 13-lb. cases of “Don Café Cured Pork Meat and Binder Product Pork skin added” (UPC 9136123352). This product was distributed for institutional use in the Houston, Texas area.
All of the products bear the establishment number “EST. 1627A” inside the USDA Mark of Inspection. They can be further identified by a case code “213001” through “213234.” All products were produced between Jan. 1, 2013, and Aug. 22, 2013.
The problem was discovered by an FSIS inspector during a routine label review. The problem is believed to have occurred due to a change in the company’s spice mix, which was not reflected on the products’ labels.
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