California company recalling nearly 70,000lbs of pork

By Brent Holden

bholden@abc6.com

 

California foods firm, Westlake Foods, is recalling 69,123lbs of cured pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products are contaminated with wheat and soy, which are not declared on the product labels. The problem was discovered by a federal foods safety inspector during a routine label review.

 

The affected products include:

-12-lb. blocks of “PATE GAN TAY HO
LIVERWURST SPREAD” distributed in cases for restaurant and wholesale
use nationwide.

-6-oz. cups of “PATE GAN TAY HO LIVERWURST
SPREAD” distributed at retail, restaurants and wholesale locations
nationwide.

-11-lb. to 13-lb. cases of “Tay Ho Cured
Pork Artificially Colored.” This product was distributed for
institutional use nationwide

-14-oz. packages of “Tay Ho Cured Pork
Sausage With Pork Ears And Snouts.” This product was distributed for
retail sales nationwide

-11-lb. to 13-lb. cases of “Don Café Cured
Pork Meat and Binder Product Pork skin added.” This product was
distributed for institutional use in the Houston, Texas
area.

 

 

All of the affected products
bear the establishment number “EST. 1627A” inside the USDA Mark of
Inspection. They can be further identified by a case code “213001”
through “213234.” So far no adverse reactions have been reported from the consumption of these products.