WASHINGTON— The Quay Corporation in Skokie, Illinois, is recalling approximately 258,121 lbs. of pork lard products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the US Dept. of Agriculture reported.
FSIS discovered the problem when FSIS personnel visited the establishment after receiving information that the product was being labeled for sale without inspection.
The shelf stable packaged pork lard products were produced on July 29, 2016 through June 22, 2018. The products subject to the recall include 28-oz. sealed plastic cups containing “MARGARITA MANTECA PORK LARD” with sell by dates ranging from Jan. 29, 2017 through Dec. 22, 2018.
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.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.