Chicharrones J&J of Santa Ana, Calif., is recalling approximately 2,064 pounds of pork lard products because the products contain milk, an allergen and sodium nitrite, not declared on the label.
The Operations Manager at Chicharrones J&J stated that these undeclared allergens were an “honest mistake” made by the owner of the business.
There have been no confirmed reports of illness or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
The following items, produced from June 16, 2016, through Oct.12, 2016, are being recalled:
- 1-lb, 2-lb and 3-lb plastic tubs of Chicharrones J&J Rendered Animal Fat
The recalled products, bearing establishment number EST. 31638 inside the USDA mark of inspection, were shipped to various retail locations in California.
It’s suggested that customers who purchased the recalled products should not consume them, but throw them away or return them to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions about the recall may contact George Velazquez at (714) 543-1310.