US/Washington: Pork Rinds & Snacks, LLC recalls an estimated 7,629 pounds of Pork Skin Products due to suspected Salmonella contamination, a serious health hazard. USDA: http://ht.ly/sMV23083IZd
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Pork Skins are subject to this recall:
- 4022 pounds of 9/16 ounce plastic packages containing Wallace’s Old Fashioned Fried Pork Skins Flavored with Salsa & Sour Cream Seasoning Chicharrones with best-by date codes ranging from “JAN 05 17” to “MAR 23 17”.
- 3208 pounds of 1.5 ounce plastic packages containing Wallace’s Old Fashioned Fried Pork Skins Flavored with Salsa & Sour Cream Seasoning Chicharrones with best-by date codes ranging from “JAN 05 17” to “MAR 23 17”.
- 399 pounds of 9/16 ounce plastic packages containing Country Time Old Fashioned Fried Pork Skins Chicharrones Salsa & Sour Cream Flavor with best-by date codes ranging from “JAN 05 17” to “MAR 23 17”.
==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.
Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Pork Skins can be found on the Web site above.
According to the USDA, Pork Rinds & Snacks has recalled an estimated 7,629 pounds of Pork Skin Products that may be contaminated with Salmonella. The ready-to-eat Pork Skin snacks were produced on various dates between September 27, 2016 and December 13, 2016.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. M00888” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
The problem was discovered when a secondary seasoning supplier to Pork Rinds & Snacks, LLC, notified the company that its seasoning mix contained Milk Powder recalled by primary ingredient supplier, Valley Milk Products. Valley Milk Products has recalled non-fat High Heat Milk Powder and Sweet Cream Buttermilk Powder products on December 9, 2016, due to potential Salmonella contamination. This recall has affected numerous snack products throughout the United States.
Accordingly, the Pork Skin products listed above were recalled due to contamination in ingredients supplied by Valley Milk Products.
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If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Pork Skins, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.
If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Terri Morey, plant manager at Pork Rinds & Snacks at 1-864-573-5678.
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More information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-120-2016
Recalls Direct RIN: 8135-2017
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Filed under: Bacterial or viral contamination, Food & Drink, Labeling or regulatory issues, Milk & milk products, Salmonella hazard, USDA | Tagged: Country Time Old Fashioned Fried Pork Skins, Recalls Direct RIN: 8135-2017, suspected Salmonella contamination, USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-120-2016, Valley Milk Products, Wallace's Old Fashioned Fried Pork Skins |