2,850 Pounds of Pork Barbecue Products Recalled by North Carolina Company Due to an Undeclared Allergen
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2,850 Pounds of Pork Barbecue Products Recalled by North Carolina Company Due to an Undeclared Allergen

From USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, 2/5/10

The Murphy House, a Louisburg, N.C., establishment, is recalling approximately 2,850 lbs. of pork barbecue products because they may contain an undeclared allergen, soy flour, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Soy flour is a known potential allergen, which is not declared on the label.

The product subject to recall includes: [View Label]

  • 5-lbs. buckets of "The MURPHY HOUSE PREMIUM PORK BARBECUE; COOKED, UNSKINNED, PORK WITH BARBECUE SAUCE ADDED" Each package bears the establishment number "EST. 2135" inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The pork barbecue products were sent to distributors and restaurants in the North Carolina region.

The problem was discovered during a routine review of operations by FSIS at the establishment. FSIS has received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an allergic reaction should contact a physician.

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.

Consumer and media inquiries regarding the recall should be directed to Josh Whitely, Vice President, at (919) 496-6054.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.



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