Margarita Manteca branded Pork Lard Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: Margarita Manteca branded Pork Lard Recall [US]Quay Corporation, a Skokie, Illinois establishment, recalls an estimated 258,121 pounds of Shelf Stable Packaged Pork Lard products due to suspected production and packing without benefit of federal inspection from July 29, 2016 through June 22, 2018, a serious health hazard.


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Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Pork Lard products are subject to this recall:

  • Margarita Manteca Pork Lard, sold in 28-ounce sealed plastic cups with sell by dates ranging from January 29, 2017 through December 22, 2018.

==> 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 Lard products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the USDA, the products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 17445” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Texas.

The problem was discovered when US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (“FSIS”) personnel visited the establishment after receiving information that the product was being labeled for sale without inspection.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure small children and pets can’t access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Pork Lard products, 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.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Pork Lard products, please search for “lard” or more generically, “pork” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Mr. Victor Cuellar, Operations Manager at Quay Corporation, at 1-847-676-4233, during normal business hours, US Central Time.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Quay Corporation, please search for “Quay” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Margarita Manteca brand, please search for “Margarita Manteca” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-053-2018
Recalls Direct RIN: 10331-2018
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