California Firm Recalls Pork Products Due To Misbranding And Undeclared Allergens
Congressional and Public Affairs
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2014 – CS Best Food Inc., a Panorama City, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 6,560 pounds of pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains wheat and soy, known allergens which are not declared on the product label.
The blood sausage link products were produced between Aug. 28 and Oct. 17, 2014. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
- 1-lb. vacuum-packed packages containing 2 sausage link pieces of “A Pork Snout, Beef Blood, Rice & Noodle Link”.
- 5-lb. vacuum-packed packages containing multiple sausage link pieces of “A Pork Snout, Beef Blood, Rice & Noodle Link”.
The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 40119” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products produced were shipped to retail locations in California and Washington.
The problem was discovered by FSIS during a routine label review.
FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Woosung America at 510-265-0808.
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.
|USDA Recall Classifications|
|Class I||This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.|
|Class II||This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.|
|Class III||This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.|