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Nearly 13,000 pounds of pork recalled nationwide due to mislabeling

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(Meredith) – Nueske's Meat Products, Inc., a Wittenberg, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 12,946 pounds of pork products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.

The products may contain brown rice flour and glycerin, ingredients that are not declared on the product label.

The fully cooked braised pork items were packaged on various dates between Feb. 24, 2017, and May 23, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:

1-lb. 6-oz. vacuum-sealed packages containing "Nueske's Braised Pork Medallions in a mushroom pork demi-glace" with lot codes:

  • 700053
  • 600342
  • 700055
  • 700145
  • 700243
  • 700250
  • 700261
  • 800039
  • 800066
  • 800114

2.5-lb. (40 oz.) vacuum-sealed packages containing "Nueske's Braised Pork Shank in pork demi-glace" with lot codes:

  • 700035
  • 700047
  • 700098
  • 700166
  • 700228
  • 700238
  • 700242
  • 700256
  • 700262
  • 700144
  • 800032
  • 800046
  • 800087
  • 800108

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 20341” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped directly to consumers nationwide via internet and mail order sales.

[Click here to view the recall on the USDA's website]

The problem was discovered on June 29, 2018, when the firm informed FSIS that the supplier had reformulated the product without notifying the firm.

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 routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

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