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News Release

Pennsylvania Firm Recalls Pork Products Imported Without Benefit of Inspection

Class I Recall 017-2015
Health Risk: High Jan 21, 2015

Congressional and Public Affairs 
Marie Bucko
(202) 720-9113

 

WASHINGTON, JANUARY 21, 2015 – House of Bricks Realty, Inc., a Wilkes-Barre, PA establishment, is recalling approximately 130 pounds of French pork rillette because they were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.  Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.

The following product are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 3.2 oz  jars of “Les Trois Petits Cochons Rillettes De Pork” in French and “The Three Little Pigs Pork Rillettes” in English with BBY 04/2018/101 15:37 656” and “FR29 225 001CE” printed on the gold lid.

The cases contain 12 jars each and bear the French establishment number “29.225.001” and “P L J”  ” 155” and Enjoy by 04/11/18. The product was shipped to distributors for further sale to consumers.

The problem was discovered using the Public Health Information System (PHIS) when FSIS import staff reviewed records and discovered that the independent third party carrier did not present the products for USDA inspection at the U.S. point of entry.

FSIS and the company have received no 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 should contact Tracy Blaine at (570) 823-9778 ext. 133.

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