Friday, October 30, 2015

New #foodsafety #recall of Pelman foods products produced without the benefit of inspection

Pelmen Foods Recalls Beef, Chicken and Pork Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection

Class I Recall 133-2015
Health Risk: High Oct 30, 2015
Congressional and Public Affairs
Alexandra Tarrant
(202) 720-9113

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2015 - Pelmen Foods, an Ontario, Canada, establishment, is recalling approximately 332 pounds of beef, chicken and pork dumpling products that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.

The dumpling products were imported on Oct. 8, 2015. The following products, sold between Oct. 8, 2015 and Oct. 30, 2015, are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

12.4 lb. cases containing 12 bags of “Pelmen Foods PELMENI Siberian Recipe (Pork & Beef)” with “EXP Oct 02’ 16” and Lot 5275 on the bags
12.4 lb. cases containing 12 bags of “Pelmen Foods PELMENI Chicken” with “EXP Oct 02’ 16” and Lot 5275 on the bags
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “721” inside Canada’s mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributors in Illinois and Wisconsin.

The problem was discovered during routine FSIS surveillance activities of imported products.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction 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. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Svetlana Minos, Quality Assurance and HACCP Coordinator, at (416) 661-9600 Ext 205.

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