Washington, DC, April 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —
| CLASS I RECALL
HEALTH RISK: HIGH
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FIREHOUSE JAMS, LLC RECALLS UNDRIED BACON MARMALADE PRODUCTS PRODUCED WITHOUT INSPECTION
Editor’s Note: The details of this recall were updated on April 21, 2022 to expand the April 16, 2022 recall to now include all products with production dates prior to April 18, 2022 and whose use-by date is best until April 2024. The affected product has the establishment number. “EST. 47682” inside USDA inspection mark.
| WASHINGTON, April 16, 2022 – Firehouse Jams, LLC, an Erwinna, Pennsylvania facility, is recalling approximately 709 pounds of uncured, commercially sterile, heat-treated bacon marmalade products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection , the United States Department of Agriculture. The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The Unsalted Bacon Marmalade with Balsamic Caramelized Oranges and Onions product was produced on various dates prior to April 18, 2022. The following product is being recalled [view labels]:
The recalled product bears the establishment number “EST. 47682″ inside USDA inspection mark. These items were sold online and shipped to retail outlets nationwide.
The problem was discovered when FSIS was notified by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of a complaint received through the OIG hotline. FSIS investigated the complaint and determined that the products were manufactured in a facility that had not been inspected by FSIS.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse effects due to the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS is concerned that some products may be in consumers’ refrigerators or pantries. Consumers who have purchased these products are asked not to consume them. These products should be discarded or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS regularly conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify that recalling companies are notifying their customers of the recall and that steps are being taken to ensure that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall may contact Gino De Schrijver, owner of Firehouse Jams, LLC, at 908-777-1465.
Consumers with questions about food safety can call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline toll-free at 888-MPHotline (888-674-6854) or chat live via Ask USDA 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety posts on Ask USDA or email a question to MPHotline@usda.gov. For consumers who need to report a problem with a meat, poultry or egg product, the Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System is accessible 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis. usda.gov/eCCF/.
NOTE: Access press releases and other information on the FSIS website at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
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|USDA RECALL CLASSIFICATIONS|
|Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will result in serious adverse health consequences or death.|
|Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a low probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.|
|Class III This is a situation in which the use of the product will not lead to adverse health consequences.|
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