AdvancePierre Foods recalls pork products


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WASHINGTON – AdvancePierre Foods, a Cincinnati, Ohio, establishment, is recalling approximately 3,469 pounds of breaded pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains eggs, a known allergen, which are not declared on the product label.

The CN Fully Cooked Breaded Pork Patties were produced on March 15, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: 19.38-lb. box containing “CN FULLY COOKED BREADED PORK PATTIES,” with an Use-By-Date of March 15, 2017, and a case code of 3801.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 2132” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutions in Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, and Ohio.

The problem was discovered by the firm during a routine labeling review and they immediately informed FSIS.

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.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Laura Phillips, Vehr Communications Representative, at 513-381-8347.

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 l0 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.

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