Del Valle Import and Export LLC, a distributor and importer in Kenner, LA, is recalling 1,271 pounds of ready-to-eat pork chicharrones that were imported from Honduras, a country ineligible to export pork products to the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

“FSIS is concerned that some products may be in consumers’ pantries. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase,” according to the recall notice.

The following product is subject to recall, regardless of the product date.       

  • 100g foil pouch packages containing “DEL RANCHO CHICHARRONES AUTENTICOS 100% PRODUCTO DE CERDO”

The product subject to recall does not bear an establishment number nor a USDA mark of inspection. This item was shipped to distributors and retail locations in Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.                      

The problem was discovered during a routine FSIS surveillance activity at a retail store where the agency found the pork chicharrones product from Honduras. Honduras is not eligible to export pork products to the U.S.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

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