WASHINGTON, October 14, 2021 – Evans Food Group Ltd., a Chicago, Ill. Facility, is recalling approximately 10,359 pounds of pork pellet products that have not been presented for import re-inspection into the United States, announced the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the United States Department of Agriculture. today.
The pork pellet products were imported on September 15, 2021 and processed into pork rind and chicharrones articles. The recalled products are listed here.
The recalled products bear the establishment number “EST. 6030 “inside the USDA inspection mark. These items have been shipped to locations in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Washington.
The problem was discovered during FSIS’s routine surveillance activities on imported products.
There have been no confirmed reports of side effects from the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a health care provider.
FSIS is concerned that some products may be in consumer pantries. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products must be discarded or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS regularly performs recall effectiveness checks to verify that recalling companies are notifying their customers of the recall and that action is taken to ensure that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers who have questions about the recall can contact Arturo Gutierrez, vice president of research and development, Evans Food Group Ltd. at (800) 543-7113. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Jade Murray, Senior Vice President of Evans Food Group Ltd. at (800) 543-7113.
Consumers with food safety questions can call the USDA’s Free Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or chat via Ask the USDA 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages on Ask the USDA or email a question to [email protected] For consumers who need to report a problem with a meat, poultry or egg product, the electronic online consumer complaint monitoring system is available 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/.