WASHINGTON – The US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Aug. 3 that Dallas, Texas-based Van Oriental Foods Inc., is recalling approximately 10,385 lbs. of heat treated but not fully cooked and not shelf stable pork egg rolls that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically soft plastic.
The problem was discovered after the firm received two consumer complaints stating that a thin thread of plastic was found in the egg roll products.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 13219” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
The pork egg rolls were produced on May 30, 2018. The products have a shelf life of 12 months if frozen and 11 days if refrigerated. The following product is subject to recall:
• 5.4-oz. packages containing two pieces of “VAN’S KITCHEN 2 EGG ROLLS PORK GRAB AND GO” with lot code 18150, a Julian date of 18150A and various “FRESHNESS DATE/BEST IF USED BY” dates.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.