USDA FSIS: Cauldron Soups, LLC, recalls beef broth products produced without the benefit of federal inspection

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cauldron Soups, LLC, doing business as Cauldron Broths, a Bellingham, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,163 pounds of beef broth 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 (May 26, 2017).

The beef bone broth items were produced and packaged between December 21, 2016 and May 22, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 24-fl. oz. individual plastic pouches containing “Vital Choice GRASS-FED BEEF BONE BROTH” with best by dates 1/15/2018, 1/18/2018 and 3/28/2018.
  • 24-fl. oz. individual plastic pouches containing “CAULDRON BROTHS BEEF BONE BROTH” with best by dates 1/3/18 and 2/15/18.
  • 24-fl. oz. individual plastic pouches containing “CAULDRON BROTHS ORGANIC CAULDRON’S CURE” with best by dates 12/21/18.
  • 1-gal. individual plastic containers containing “CAULDRON BROTHS GLACE DE VIANDE” with best by date 1/30/18.
  • 8-fl. oz. individual plastic containers containing “CAULDRON BROTHS GLACE DE VIANDE” with best by date 3/4/18.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 45953” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in the state of Washington and to a distributor who conducts internet sales direct to consumers nationwide.

The problem was discovered when FSIS personnel found FSIS product that was produced without FSIS inspection.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions or illness due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction 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 Gabriel Claycamp, CEO, at (360) 671-1098 or by email at customercare@cauldronbroths.com.

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 6 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.

Contact:

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

Source: USDA

USDA FSIS: J & Y Dasung, Inc. recallS frozen pork dumpling products produced without the benefit of federal inspection

WASHINGTON, 2017-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — J & Y Dasung, Inc., a Los Angeles retail firm conducting business as Som See Neh, is recalling approximately 178,335 pounds of frozen pork dumpling 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 (Mar 21, 2017).

The frozen pork dumplings items were produced from Jan. 2015 through March 2017. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • Boxes containing 12 3-lb. plastic bags of “SOM SEE NEH Vegetable Meat Dumpling” with “Shelf Life: Frozen with 16months” and case code 96859-08224.
  • Boxes containing 12 3-lb. plastic bags of “SOM SEE NEH KIMCHI Dumplings” with “Shelf Life: Frozen with 16months” and case code 96859-08223.

The products subject to recall do not bear the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Southern California.

The problem was discovered on March 14, 2017 when an Office of Investigations, Enforcement, and Audit (OIEA) officer discovered the products in commerce, during routine surveillance activity at a retail store in California.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction 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.

Members of the media and consumers with questions about the recall can contact J & Y Dasung, Inc. at (323) 373-0650 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. PST, Monday through Saturday.

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.

Contact:

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

Source: USDA

Flavor Trade, LLC. recalls beef jerky products without the benefit of federal inspection

WASHINGTON, 2016-Nov-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Flavor Trade, LLC., a Kansas City, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 113 pounds of beef jerky products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and used the USDA mark of inspection without authorization, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Nov. 3, 2016).

The beef jerky items were produced on Sept. 27, Sept. 28, Oct. 25 and Oct. 26, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 3-oz. sealed packages containing “Craft Beer Jerky: Created with Wheat” which may or may not include package code 614261.
  • 3-oz. sealed packages containing “Craft Beer Jerky: Created with Porter” which may or may not include package code 619290.

The products subject to recall may or may not incorrectly bear a USDA mark of inspection which would include establishment number “EST. 48135”. These items were shipped to retail locations in Missouri.

The problem was discovered by FSIS inspection personnel after a consumer provided a package of the product.

There have been no confirmed reports of illness or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction 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 with questions about the recall can contact Shannon Kimball, Owner, at (816) 531-2288. Media with questions about the recall can contact David Eckert, Sales Manager, at (816) 668-7493.

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.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Allie Ryan
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA