Almost 92 tons of pork dumplings recalled because of undeclared allergens
Food Safety News by Marler Clark
July 16, 2021
A California company is recalling frozen pork dumplings because they are misbranded in that they include milk and coconut, known allergens, that are not declared on the label as required by federal law.
The 183,330 pounds of pork products subject to the recall were produced by Green Dining Table Inc. between March 22 and July 14, according to a recall notice posted by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
Consumers can determine whether they have the frozen dumplings in their homes by looking for the following label information:
· 1.5-lb. plastic bag packages containing “HanSang GYOZA, PORK & VEGETABLE” and sell by dates ranging from 3.23.2023 to 7.14.2023.
· 1.5-lb. plastic bag packages containing “HanSang BITE-SIZE DUMPLINGS, PORK & VEGETABLE” and sell by dates ranging from 3.23.2023 to 7.14.2023.
· 1.5-lb. plastic bag packages containing “HanSang CRISPY DUMPLINGS, PORK & VEGETABLE” and sell by dates ranging from 3.23.2023 to 7.14.2023.
· 1.8-lb. plastic bag packages containing “ChoripDong KIMCHI DUMPLING WITH PORK” and sell by dates ranging from 3.23.2023 to 7.14.2023.
· 1.8-lb. plastic bag packages containing “ChoripDong PORK & VEGETABLE DUMPLINGS” and sell by dates ranging from 3.23.2023 to 7.14.2023.
· 4.4-lb. plastic bag packages containing “PAIK’s NOODLE Pork and Vegetable Dumplings” and sell by dates ranging from 3.23.2023 to 7.14.2023.
View all labels here.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 45556” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to wholesalers in California, New Jersey, New York, and Washington and then further distributed to retailers. Some of the products were also exported to Canada.
The problem was discovered during routine FSIS in-plant verification activities where FSIS discovered that the milk and coconut ingredients were not listed on the product labels.
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.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. 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.
Retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Paul Hahm, owner of Green Dining Table, Inc., at 323-262-7500 or [email protected]
Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 888-MPHotline (888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages at Ask USDA or send a question via email to [email protected] For consumers that need to report a problem with a meat, poultry, or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/.
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