Sunday, June 3, 2012

RECALL...Ready-To-Eat Pork Product

Hawaii Firm Recalls Ready-To-Eat Pork Product for Possible Listeria Contamination
Recall ReleaseCLASS I RECALL

Congressional and Public Affairs
Bill Bagley
(202) 720-9113
WASHINGTON, June 2, 2012   Keoki's Lau Lau, a Honolulu, HI establishment, is recalling approximately 400 pounds of a ready-to-eat pork product due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. 
The following product is subject to recall:

  • 12 oz. tubs of "Keoki's Kalua Brand Pork"
  • 48 oz. tubs of "Keoki's Kalua Brand Pork"

The product bears the establishment number "EST. 12429" inside the USDA mark of inspection and batch numbers 546 and 552. The products were produced on May 24 and 25, 2012, and distributed to retail establishments in Hawaii.
The problem was discovered by the firm during follow-up testing conducted after a positive result from a FSIS routine monitoring sample. FSIS and the company have not received any reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of the products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers seeking more information about this recall should contact Jamie Kema, Office Manager, at (808) 832-4231. Members of the media should contact Gary Ishimoto, President, at (808) 832-4224.

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