WASHINGTON – Brooklyn, NY firm, Rong Shing Trading Inc., doing business as Double R Trading Inc., recalled approximately 3,365 lbs of Chinese-style hot pot base products containing beef tallow. The products were imported from the People’s Republic of China, a country ineligible to export beef to the United States, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The following Chinese style hot pot base products were imported on or around Feb. 14, 2020 and are subject to recall:

  • 450g Plastic vacuum wrapped packages containing a “Lee’s 52° Da Zhuang” Hot Pot Base and a Sell By date of January 29, 2022 on the label.
  • 300g Plastic vacuum wrapped packages containing a “Lee’s 45° Da Zhuang” Hot Pot Base and a Sell By date of June 30, 2021 on the label.

The products do not bear an establishment number or a USDA mark of inspection and are written in the Chinese language. Refer to the label link here for additional product information. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ homes. 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. 

The issue was identified after FSIS received a consumer complaint.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.