Dumplings Imported without Inspection Recalled by Pelmen Foods

Dumplings Imported without Inspection Recalled by Pelmen Foods
November 2, 2015

Pelmen Foods is in hot water with a U.S. regulatory agency after it delivered meat products across the border without the benefit of inspection.

The Toronto-based establishment is recalling about 332 pounds of beef, chicken, and pork dumpling products, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Without the benefit of a full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.

The unchecked dumplings were imported on October 8, 2015, and sold between that date and October 30, 2015. The problem was discovered during routine FSIS surveillance activities of imported products.

The products in questions were shipped to distributors in Illinois and Wisconsin. For a list of the product names, expiration date, lot numbers, and establishment numbers of the recalled items, see the FSIS release.

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.

Customers with questions about the recall can contact Svetlana Minos of Pelmen Foods at (416) 661-9600 extension 205.