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News Release

Grand Papa's Inc. Recalls Fried Pork Skin Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

Class I Recall 044-2015
Health Risk: High Mar 13, 2015

Congressional and Public Affairs
Megan Buckles 
(202) 720-9113

 

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2015 – Grand Papa’s Inc., a Detroit, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 644 pounds of fried pork skin products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The pork rinds were produced on February 26, 2015 and packaged February 27, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [Labels (PDF Only)]   

  • 2 oz. bags of “Grand PaPa’s Pork Rinds.”
  • 2 oz. bags of “Grand PaPa’s Pork Rinds Barbecue.”
  • 2 oz. bags of “Grand PaPa’s Pork Rinds Hot & Spicy.”  

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 19606” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products were shipped to a retail location in Michigan.                                 

The problem was discovered during routine FSIS in-plant verification activities.

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 can contact Michael Robin, at (313) 891-6660.

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