HealthBeware: Canadian Ready-to-Eat Ribs Recalled for Lack of U.S. Inspection

Beware: Canadian Ready-to-Eat Ribs Recalled for Lack of U.S. Inspection

Recall of Frozen Pork Products from Macgregors Meat and Seafood Ltd in Canada

Macgregors Meat and Seafood Ltd, based in Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada, is withdrawing approximately 2,745 pounds of frozen pork products that were not subjected to import reinspection in the United States by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

Recalled Products Details

  • 1.5-lb. cartons of “44TH Street Slow Cooked BABY BACK RIBS MAPLEWOOD SMOKED SAUCE” with Julian dates 3453 and 0154. Packed in cases labeled with Cert. No. Cert 043436, Production Date 3453 with USE BY 2024 DE 10 and Production Date 0154 with USE BY 2025 JA 14.
  • 1.5-lb. cartons of “44TH Street Glazed, Slow Cooked BABY BACK RIBS HONEY GARLIC SAUCE” with Julian dates 1453 and 1593. Packed in cases marked with Cert. No. Cert 043436, Production Date 1453 with USE BY 2024 MA 24 and Production Date 1593 with USE BY 2024 JN 07.

These products have the Canadian establishment number 566 within the Canadian inspection mark on the label. They were distributed to retail stores and eateries in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

Discovery of Lack of Inspection

Macgregors Meat and Seafood Ltd notified FSIS that the pork products had not undergone FSIS import reinspection, leading to the identification of the issue.

While no illnesses or negative reactions have been reported from consuming these products, individuals experiencing concerns should seek medical advice.

FSIS advises consumers and restaurants to refrain from consuming or serving these products and either dispose of them safely or return them to the place of purchase.


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FSIS is actively monitoring the recall process to ensure that consumers are informed and steps are taken to remove the products from circulation. For updates on retail distribution, visit the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

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