Recall Notification Report
WASHINGTON, March 8, 2010 - Rudolph Foods Company, Inc., a San Bernardino, Calif., establishment is recalling approximately 186 pounds of Baken-ets Fried Pork Skins because the "Hot'N Spicy" version was packaged in a "Traditional" bag. The "Hot'N Spicy" fried pork skins contain monosodium glutamate (MSG), which is not declared on the "Traditional" fried pork skins' label.
The products subject to recall include:
- 3 ¾-ounce packages of "BAKEN-ETS TRADITIONAL FRIED PORK SKINS."
Each package bears the USDA mark of inspection, a Guaranteed Fresh until printed date of "MAY 4," MFG Code of "17920530303," establishment number "EST. 0525," and UPC No. "0 28400 01587 5."
The products were produced on February 22, 2010, and were shipped to distribution centers for further retail sales in Ariz., Calif., N.M., and Texas.
The problem was discovered by the company during an inventory of its labeling. FSIS has received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a physician.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers (including restaurants) of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
Media questions regarding the recall should be directed to the company's public relations contact, Sue Reninger at (614) 794-2008. Consumers with questions about the recall should contact the company's Corporate Quality Assurance Manager, Todd Zwiebel at (800) 342-7546, Ext. 112.
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at 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.
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