WASHINGTON, DC -- 69,123 pounds of cured pork products are being recalled by Westlake Foods based in California, because of undeclared allergens and misbranding. The products contain wheat and soy, both known allergens.
The following products are being recalled:
- 11-lb. to 13-lb. cases of “Tay Ho Cured Pork Artificially Colored.” This product was distributed for institutional use nationwide.
- 14-oz. packages of “Tay Ho Cured Pork Sausage With Pork Ears And Snouts.” This product was distributed for retail sales nationwide.
- 11-lb. to 13-lb. cases of “Don Café Cured Pork Meat and Binder Product Pork skin added.” This product was distributed for institutional use in the Houston, Texas area.
- 6-oz. cups of “PATE GAN TAY HO LIVERWURST SPREAD” distributed at retail, restaurants and wholesale locations nationwide.
- 12-lb. blocks of “PATE GAN TAY HO LIVERWURST SPREAD” distributed in cases for restaurant and wholesale use nationwide.
The problem was discovered by federal officials during a routine label review. It is believed the problem occurred when the company's spice mix was changed.