About 44,300 pounds of imported frozen pork belly has been recalled because it was not inspected.
Quality Meats issued the recall after a database review found that the pork belly products were not presented at the border for inspection by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS).
Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.
The Frozen Pork Single Ribbed Bellies product was packaged March 18 through April 10. The product bears the Ireland establishment number 'IE 356 EC.' This product was shipped to retail establishments and distributors in Georgia, Illinois, and Washington where it would have been repackaged.
FSIS issues a Public Health Alert for an imported product when the country of origin recalls the product. FSIS issues a recall for imported product when the product is not presented for inspection at the U.S. border.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Ton Kelly, owner, at (402) 509-2065.