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News Release

R&R Provision Company Inc. Recalls Breaded Veal Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Class I Recall 118-2016
Health Risk: High Dec 15, 2016

Congressional and Public Affairs
Mitch Adams 
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

 

WASHINGTON, DEC. 15, 2016 – R&R Provision Company Inc., an Easton, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 23,040 pounds of breaded veal products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain whey and nonfat milk, known allergens which are not declared on the product label. 

The breaded veal items were produced from April 14, 2016 through November 17, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 5.3-OZ. Plastic sealed packages containing 30 pieces of “BREADED VEAL STEAKS” bearing package code RR27-4102.
  • 7.5-OZ. Plastic sealed packages containing 20 pieces of “BREADED VEAL STEAKS” bearing package code RR27-4142.
  • 5.3-OZ. Plastic sealed packages containing 30 pieces of “BREADED VEAL STEAKS” bearing the package code RR27-4122.
  • 4-OZ. Plastic sealed packages containing 40 pieces of “BREADED VEAL STEAKS” bearing the package code RR27-4132.
  • 4-OZ. Plastic sealed packages containing 30 pieces of “BREADED VEAL PATTIES” bearing the package code RR27-4092.
  • 5.3-OZ. Plastic sealed packages containing 40 pieces of “BREADED VEAL PATTIES” bearing the package code RR27-5002.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 1081” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to restaurants in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and sold at the establishment’s retail store.

The problem was discovered on December 14, 2016 by FSIS Inspection Program Personnel (IPP) while performing routine labeling verification activities.  The establishment received a letter from their breading supplier specifying the incorporation of new ingredients listed above but the change was not carried over onto the final product labels.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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 Richard Rogers, at (610) 258-5366.

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 Dec 16, 2016