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DEH Recalls Pork

The public is being advised of a food recall issued by officials from the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) concerning “Cooked Pork” found in various weight packages containing 2 or 4 pieces of “EL TORO COOKED PORK AND WATER PRODUCT” and various weight packages containing 2 pieces of “VIDA LATINA COOKED PORK AND WATER PRODUCT”.

The United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) issued the recall because the products had been inadvertently misbranded and contained an Undeclared Peanut Allergen. The known allergen can result in serious health consequences or death for persons with peanut allergies. The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing conducted by the USFDA.

The recalled "Cooked Pork" was identified by the DEH Environmental Health Officers as being sold in Grand Cayman from January 13th, 2015 and all affected products have been removed from the supermarkets and wholesalers. Consumers are cautioned not to eat any remaining product that they may have in their possession and products should be discarded.

If you have any queries concerning this food recall, please contact the Department of Environmental Health at 949-6696.