The U.S. Department of Agriculture has, so far this month (August 2018), issued the following food recalls, one of which is rated a high health risk. The information below is excerpted from USDA media releases.
Aug. 3: Van Oriental Foods Inc., a Dallas, Texas, company, is recalling about 10,385 pounds of heat-treated but not fully cooked and not shelf-stable pork egg rolls that might be contaminated with “extraneous materials.”
According to the USDA, this is a Class II recall with a low health risk. For more information, visit https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2018/recall-065-2018-release.
Aug. 4: Star Natural Meats, an Astoria, N.Y., company, is recalling about 20,000 pounds of raw, non-intact pork-sausage products due to “misbranding and undeclared allergens.”
The USDA considers this a Class 1 recall with a high health risk. For more information, visit Star Natural Meats, LLC Recalls Raw Pork Sausage Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens.