La Quercia recalls dried pork products

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 Labels of recalled La Quercia Lomo Americano products
 

WASHINGTON – Norwalk, Iowa-based La Quercia launched a recall of 932 lbs. of cured, dried pork loin products due to insufficient dehydration, which can lead to growth of harmful bacteria, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the US Dept. of Agriculture reported.

FSIS inspection personnel discovered “off-odor” Lomo Americano product at the La Quercia facility. There have been no confirmed reports or illnesses related to the affected products.

The Lomo Americano products, whole and sliced pork loin items, were produced on various dates between June 3 and Nov. 2, FSIS said, and bear recall establishment number “EST. 31797” inside the USDA mark of inspection. Affected products include:

  • 2.65-lb. vacuum-sealed package containing one piece of “LOMO AMERICANO” with a best by date of 11/08/17 and lot #Z16D04V115516.
  • 2.65-lb. vacuum-sealed package containing one piece of “LOMO AMERICANO” with a best by date of 10/31/17 and lot #Z16D04V116016.
  • 1.5-lb. package containing 20 slices of “SLICED LOMO AMERICANO. 2oz” with a best by date of 02/07/17 and lot #P17B07C128416.
  • 1.5-lb. package containing 20 slices of “SLICED LOMO AMERICANO. 2oz” with a best by date of 02/21/17 and lot #P17B21C129816.
  • 1.5-lb. package containing 20 slices of “SLICED LOMO AMERICANO. 2oz” with a best by date of 02/18/17 and lot #P17B18C129516.
  • 1.5-lb. package containing 20 slices of “SLICED LOMO AMERICANO. 2oz” with a best by date of 03/02/17 and lot # P17C02C130716.
  • 1.5-lb. package containing 20 slices of “SLICED LOMO AMERICANO. 2oz” with a best by date of 02/28/17 and lot #P17B28C130516.

The products were shipped to distributors and retail locations in California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Texas and Virginia. 

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