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News Release

LQNN, Inc. Recalls Poultry, Beef and Pork Products Produced Without the Benefit of Inspection and Misbranded With Unauthorized Use of the USDA Mark of Inspection

Class I Recall 081-2015
Health Risk: High May 20, 2015

Congressional and Public Affairs 
Gabrielle N. Johnston 
Whitney Joy
(202) 720-9113

 


EDITORS NOTE:
Details of this recall were updated on June 5, 2015 to reflect a change in pounds.
 

 

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015 – LQNN, Inc., a Garden Grove, Calif. firm, added additional poundage to the recalled products list, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The added products should have been part of the original 213,192 pounds of chicken, beef and pork products that were recalled on May 20, 2015. The new total recalled poundage is 598,374 pounds. The products which were moved and sold in commerce included the unapproved use of another facility’s mark of inspection, which has been identified as Establishment number 18995. LQNN, Inc., operating as Lee’s Sandwiches, has been processing products from federally-inspected establishments and re-packaging them without the benefit of inspection. Products produced without inspection present potential of increased human health risk.

The various poultry, beef and pork items were produced prior to May 26, 2015. The following additional products are subject to recall:   

  • 2,434-lb of “Sliced Jambon.”
  • 1,460-lb of “Sliced Head Cheese.”
  • 1,712-lb of “Sliced Pork Roll.”
  • 58-lb of “Sliced Cured Pork.”
  • 8,033-lb of “Sliced Ham.”
  • 2,796-lb of “Roast Beef.”
  • 150-lb of “Fully Cooked Grilled Pork.”
  • 200-lb of “Fully Cooked Nuong.”
  • 1,620-lb of “Fully Cooked Meatball Filling.”
  • 90-lb of “Fully Cooked Teriyaki Chicken.”
  • 4,080-lb of “Pork & Shrimp Egg Roll.”
  • 126-lb of “Steam Pork Bun Filling.”
  • 576-lb of “Pork/Shrimp Egg Rolls.”
  • 645-lb of “Fully Cooked Baked Pork Pate Chaud (Large).”
  • 674-lb of “Fully Baked Chicken Pate Chaud (Large).”

On May 28, 2015, the company recalled an additional 227,731 pounds of chicken, beef and pork products produced prior to May 26, 2015. The following products listed below should have been included in the initial recall:

The various poultry, beef and pork items were produced prior to May 26, 2015. The following additional products are subject to recall:

  • 63,734-lb of “Ham & Cheese CROISSANT.”
  • 5,218-lb. of “Cooked Dry SHREDDED PORK Cha Bong Thit Heo.”
  • 8,631-lb. of “SHREDDED PORK Bi.”

On May 20, 2015, the company recalled 213,192 pounds of chicken, beef and pork products produced prior to May 26, 2015. The following products listed below were included in the initial recall:

The following products are subject to recall and were sent to various restaurant locations in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon and Texas to be cooked and served to consumers. The following products may contain “Est. 11041” or “P-11041” inside the USDA mark of inspection:

  • 54,509-lb. of “Banh Bao Pork & Egg Steamed Bun.”
  • 15,147-lb. of “Banh Bao Trung Cut Pork & Quail Egg Steamed Bun Vietnamese Style.”
  • 55,114-lb. of “PORK PATE CHAUD (LARGE).”
  • 6,016.5-lb. of “PORK PATE CHAUD (SMALL).”
  • 50,036-lb. of “CHICKEN PATE CHAUD (LARGE).”
  • 6,184.5-lb. of “CHICKEN PATE CHAUD (SMALL).”

The following products are subject to recall and were sent to the aforementioned restaurant locations in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon and Texas to be prepared and served to consumers. The following products may contain “Est. 11041” or “P-11041” inside the USDA mark of inspection:

  • 22,812-lb. of “SLICED OIL BROWNED TURKEY PREMIUM BREAST MEAT FULLY COOKED.”
  • 2,453.5-lb. of “SLICED SALAMI MEAT with wine FULLY COOKED.”

The following products are subject to recall and were sent to various retail locations in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon and Texas for retail distribution to consumers. The following products may contain “Est. 18995” inside the USDA mark of inspection:

  • 222.25-lb. of 4-oz. plastic containers of “FRUIT BEEF JERKY (Kho Bo).”
  • 352-lb. of 4-oz. plastic containers of “B.B.Q. BEEF JERKY (Kho Bo).”
  • 354-lb. of 4-oz. plastic containers of “Curry BEEF JERKY (Kho Bo).”

The problem was discovered by FSIS personnel during a surveillance review. During this review, FSIS personnel observed and detained non-federally inspected products which were produced at the warehouse distributorship and had applied USDA marks of inspection without authorization.

FSIS and the company have received no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction 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 Tom Quach, Chief Operating Officer, at (714) 333-8688.

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 10 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.
Last Modified Jun 08, 2016