WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2017 – Les Chateaux De France, Inc., an Inwood, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,225 pounds of bacon-wrapped scallops due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which was not declared on the product label.
The frozen, raw, marinated scallops wrapped in bacon were produced on various dates from April 19, 2016 through October 13, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: [View Label (PDF Only)]
- 3.5-lb. plastic-lined, boxed packages containing 100 pieces of “MARINATED SCALLOPS WRAPPED IN BACON SECURED WITH A TOOTHPICK.”
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 1393” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutional locations in Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
The problem was discovered on October 17, 2017 by an FSIS Enforcement, Investigations and Analysis Officer (EIAO) while conducting a Food Safety Assessment (FSA).
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
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.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Jerry Shapiro, owner, at (516) 239-6795 or [email protected].
Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.