Hilo company recalls nearly 4,500 pounds of teri pork products
Kulana Foods recalls teri pork products
HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -
Kulana Foods Ltd., a Hilo-based establishment, is recalling approximately 4,465 pounds of frozen, fully-cooked pork products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the label did not indicate that the products are formulated with a soy sauce that contains wheat, a known allergen.
Food Safety and Inspection Service personnel -- responsible for ensuring that establishments actively label the eight most common food allergens -- made the discovery during a label review at the establishment. No reports of adverse reaction to the products have been made, but anyone concerned should contact a healthcare provider.
The products subject to recall include:
Various weight (approximately .75 - .90 lb.) packages of "MOUNTAIN APPLE BRAND Teri Smoked Pork" with identifying case codes: 03414, 07214, 12814, 16914, 21114, 28114, 03713, 05113, 06513, 23313, or 34513.
5-pound packages of "MOUNTAIN APPLE BRAND Teri Smoked Pork" with identifying case code: 09214.
The products bear the establishment number "EST. 12445" inside the USDA mark of inspection on the label. The products were produced on various dates between Feb. 6, 2013 and Oct. 8, 2014 and shipped to retail locations and for food service use on the islands of Hawaii and Oahu.