Allergen-related recall affects nearly 13,000 pounds of braised pork products
Nueske's Meat Products, Inc., a Wittenberg, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 12,946 pounds of pork products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products may contain brown rice flour and glycerin, ingredients that are not declared on the product label.
The fully cooked braised pork items were packaged on various dates between Feb. 24, 2017 and May 23, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:
- 1-lb. 6-oz. (22 oz.) vacuum-sealed packages containing “NUESKE’S BRAISED PORK MEDALLIONS in a mushroom pork demi-glace” with lot codes 700053, 600342, 700055, 700145, 700243, 700250, 700261, 800039, 800066 and 800114.
- 2.5-lb. (40 oz.) vacuum-sealed packages containing “NUESKE’S BRAISED PORK SHANK In Pork Demi-Glace” with lot codes 700035, 700047, 700098, 700166, 700228, 700238,700242, 700256, 700262, 700144, 800032, 800046, 800087 and 800108.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 20341” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped directly to consumers nationwide via internet and mail order sales.
The problem was discovered on June 29, 2018 when the firm informed FSIS that the supplier had reformulated the product without notifying the firm.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.