Recall Notice: Brookwood Farms, Inc. Recalls Pulled Pork Products Due To Misbranding And An Undeclared Allergen

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Brookwood Farms, Inc. Recalls Pulled Pork Products Due To Misbranding And An Undeclared Allergen

Class II Recall 098-2016

Health Risk: Low Oct 21, 2016

Congressional and Public Affairs
Julie Schwartz
(202) 720-9113(202) 720-9113
[email protected]

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2016 – Brookwood Farms, Inc., a Siler City, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 126,570 pounds of pulled pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains soy, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The fully cooked, pulled pork items were produced between June 12, 2014 and Oct. 21, 2016. The following products are subject to recall:  [View Label]

  • 5-lb. plastic bags containing “COOKED PULLED PORK CARNITA STYLE.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 1740” inside the USDA mark of inspection and code 15006 on the label. These items were distributed for institutional use nationwide.

The problem was discovered by FSIS inspection personnel while conducting routine label verification activities.

There have been no confirmed reports of injury, illness, or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

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.

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.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Craig Wood, Vice President, at (919) 663-3612(919) 663-3612 ext.226. Media with questions about the recall can contact Twig Wood, President, at (919) 663-3612(919) 663-3612 ext.224.

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* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.  

* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.

For full details on the recall, please visit:  http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2016/recall-098-2016-release