More Than 258,000 Pounds of a Packaged Pork Product Was Produced Without Inspection

Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled Margarita Manteca Pork Lard should not consume it

More Than 258,000 Pounds of a Packaged Pork Product Was Produced Without Inspection
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June 28, 2018

The Quay Corporation is recalling more than 258,000 pounds of a packaged pork lard product that was produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

REcalled Product Details

The affected Margarita Manteca Pork Lard comes in a 28-oz. sealed plastic cup. The product was produced from July 29, 2016 through June 22, 2018 and contains a 'sell by' date ranging from Jan. 29, 2017 through Dec. 22, 2018.

The recalled product also bears an establishment number of EST. 17445 inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The problem was discovered when FSIS personnel visited the establishment after receiving information that the pork lard product in question was being labeled for sale without inspection.

Reported Illnesses

To date, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of this product.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled Margarita Manteca Pork Lard should not consume it. The product should be thrown away or returned to the store where it was purchased.

Consumers with questions or concerns about this recall should contact Victor Cuellar, Operations Manager at Quay Corporation, at (847) 676-4233.