If You Have These Meats in Your Fridge, Get Rid of Them Immediately

A major recall has been issued on 130,000 pounds of meat products.

If you've been stocking up on meat in case of another potential shutdown, you need to double check what's stored in your fridge or freezer this week. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has reported a major recall on nearly 130,000 pounds of meat products. The recall was reported by the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) after a manufacturer shipped a large number of meat products nationwide without having them inspected by the authorities. Read on to find out if any meat you have at home is affected, and for another recall that should be on your radar, check out If You Have This Spice in Your Pantry, the FDA Says Check It Immediately.

CLS Gourmet CL Saigon Food Company, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, recalled around 128,841 pounds of various meat products after they were shipped out without being subject to federal inspection. The breach in procedure was discovered after unchecked products were found in supermarkets, falsely labeled with inspection marks. Upon further investigation, the alert was expanded to 10 different products, all distributed between April 29, 2020 and Dec. 5, 2020. This includes different kinds of cooked and uncooked pork roll and paté.

The FSIS rated this recall as a "Class 1," which is defined as "a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death."

All products subject to the recall bear establishment number "Est. 8776" inside the USDA mark of inspection and were shipped nationwide. Here is a full list of labels from the recalled items:

  • Chả Sống, Sài gòn Uncooked Pork Roll with Flavored Fish Sauce
  • Nem Nướng, Sài gòn Uncooked Cured Pork Roll with Flavored Fish Sauce
  • Sài gòn CHẢ LỤA ĐẶC BIỆT SỐ 1 Cooked Pork Roll Flavored with Anchovy Flavored Fish Sauce
  • Sài gòn CHẢ HUẾ ĐẶC BIỆT Cooked Pork Roll Flavored with Anchovy Flavored Fish Sauce
  • Sài gòn, Cooked Pork Flavored With Fish Sauce
  • PATÉ Sài gòn, Paté Paste With Pork & Pork Liver
  • Sài gòn CHẢ CHIÊN, Fry Pork Roll Flavored with Anchovy Flavored Fish Sauce
  • Sài gòn CHẢ BÌ, Cooked Pork Roll & Pork Skin Flavored with Anchovy Flavored Fish Sauce

While there are currently no reports of adverse reactions to these products, the FSIS says, "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."

Read on for more on recent food safety recalls, and for a different kind of hazard that could be lurking in your home, check out If You Have This Fan at Home, Stop Using It Immediately.

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John Quinn
John Quinn is a London-based writer and editor who specializes in lifestyle topics. Read more
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